DK wrote:I can't stand the phrase, "Yanks are a lock for playoffs". NOBODY is a lock before the season starts. It annoys me, mainly because it's the only team it's ever said about. I just want to see some incompetent writer write it and they DON'T make the playoffs. That would be a laugh.
It would annoy me for any other team too, all you Yankee fans.
I would say that when you spend like they do, you are 99.9% sure of making the playoffs. After that, nothing is guaranteed. For argument's sake, I will agree that, to a point, money can guarantee the playoffs but not a championship.