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Now that the Cubs have won a World Se­ries, noth­ing is too im­prob­a­ble in base­ball any­more. So en­ter­tain any pos­si­bil­ity this MLB Play-offs

(from Oct 4) – in­clud­ing the like­li­hood that the best team trips up be­fore the fi­nal stage. This sea­son, it’s been the Los An­ge­les Dodgers, who went on an in­cred­i­ble tear since June and flirted with the ma­jors’ sin­gle-sea­son wins record. When LA added ace pitcher Yu Darvish (pic­tured above) from the Texas Rangers at the trade dead­line, the dread thought chilled ev­ery other con­tender – it was going to be hard to win a se­ries hav­ing to face Darvish as well as Clay­ton Ker­shaw a cou­ple of times each. One hope for this post­sea­son: a li›le Yan­kees-Red Sox ac­tion, per­haps?

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