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Old 09-27-2012, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by JB98 View Post
That's why I referred to this as a "choke." Detroit isn't winning the division so much as the Sox are losing it.

But really, what does it matter what people call it? Slump, choke, collapse, whatever, the moral of the story is the Sox let a three-game lead slip away in a week and now they're in deep ****.
The difference is that a choke is all mental; a slump or collapse can be physical.

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