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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

‘Rebuilding’ Clubs Dominate MLB Playoff Field

  • The MLB regular season ended Sunday, setting up the playoff picture for the 2023 postseason.
  • Big-market, high-payroll teams are missing compared to normal postseasons.
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The MLB regular season is over, and the playoff picture is finally clear for 2023. Newsletter co-authors Eric Fisher and David Rumsey take a look at which teams made the cut, and how the new rules will affect the postseason. Fisher and Rumsey also discuss the scenes in Boulder after Colorado played USC, and the takeaways from this year’s Ryder Cup.

Plus, senior writer Owen Poindexter sat down with Joel Beckerman — composer of some of the most iconic theme songs in sports.

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