It's putting the cart way before the horse.♦ Kinsler: Rangers can draw on '10 playoff experience (espn.com)
The Tigers have to clinch a postseason spot first. That's the horse.
Setting up the rotation for the postseason is definitely the cart.
But it's a cart worth discussing at this point.
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If Max Scherzer is the choice to start the second game, he would have four days' rest between his final start of the regular season (on Monday at home against Cleveland) and the Saturday game of a division series that would begin on Friday. . .
It wasn’t so much what the Rangers did last September that frames this season’s AL West fight with the Angels.
It is more about what Texas gained in the post-season a year ago, second baseman Ian Kinsler said.
“Basically, we had the division locked up last year in September,’’ Kinsler said. “But we gained a ton of experience in the playoffs. Those games are the ones you can draw on when you are in a pennant race.’’