Originally Posted by JB98
No miracle, really. Ryan Dempster might have been the Cubs ace, but he's just a No. 4 or No. 5 guy on a contending AL team. He's just not as good as many Chicago folk made him out to be. Even some Sox fans were fooled, wanting KW to acquire Dempster at the deadline.
Oh, I know, was just riffing off of the post I quoted.
Still an exciting game. Crazy finish in the AL West; per Elias, no team has ever had this big of a comeback with so few games remaining.
They were down 5 games with 9 to play; HR just put the score at exactly that, 9-5, somewhat ironically.