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Everything You Need To Know About September Baseball In NYC

If the baseball season were a horse race, today is the point in the season at which the track announcer would bellow "AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME!"

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It is, in case you hadn't noticed, Sept. 1. Yes, Sept. 1, even if it is a gazillion degrees in New York.

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Checking the baseball pulse in the city, we know the New York Yankees are alive and well and that the Mets are, well, planning for 2011.

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Just for grins I went to CoolStandings.com, a quirky little website I like that gives you a team's playoff chances, by percentage, every day.

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As it stands today, the American League East-leading Yankees have a 98.2 percent shot at the playoffs, better than any team in the big leagues. The Mets? A 0.4 percent chance of somehow reaching the postseason.

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Pretty much tells you everything you need to know about September baseball in New York City.

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