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Wednesday May 25th 2022


When Can We Realistically Expect the Yankees to Contend for Another Title?

class="ui-droppable">After dropping two of three to the last-place Toronto Blue Jays, the New York Yankees enter the weekend at 70-63, looking up at Baltimore, Cleveland and Oakland in the race for the second American League wild-card spot, and, according to Baseball Prospectus' postseason probabilities, own just a 3.8 percent chance of playing in October.

Three weeks ago, Yankees manager Joe Girardi thought his team would need to find a way to 93 wins to qualify for the playoffs. If he's right, New York would need to reel off 23 of their last 29 games. Even if he was a bit high with the magic number, the Yankees would likely need to go at least 20-9 down the stretch to put themselves within earshot of a wild-card berth.

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