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HBT Daily: Do any of today’s games actually matter?

Mar 31, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

No, not really. But there is one that I think may be a harbinger of a great race this season. Kay and I discuss:

  1. nymets4ever - Mar 31, 2014 at 1:34 PM

    Uuh…wow? These games count in the standings, and playoff races often boil down to 1-to-2 game leads/deficits…so yes, they do “actually matter.” Are you and this Kay chick really that clueless?

    • nothanksimdriving123 - Mar 31, 2014 at 3:56 PM

      Indeed, I can just picture the manager, minutes after missing the postseason by 1/2 game, explaining, “No, the gap is because of a loss in April, and since those don’t matter, we actually are tied.”

  2. Bar None - Mar 31, 2014 at 2:39 PM

    If the Cubs win it does. Because it may be the only day of the year we Cubs fans get to celebrate being over .500

  3. percychuggs - Mar 31, 2014 at 3:18 PM

    Yes, of course they matter. What kind of person thinks afternoon games don’t matter, other than Ron Gardenhire?

  4. miguelcairo - Mar 31, 2014 at 3:32 PM

    “No, not really” ???

    Craig don’t be such a sour puss! Today’s games count just as much as game 162. Is this just you nitpicking EVERY LITTLE aspect of the game for material?

  5. anxovies - Mar 31, 2014 at 6:01 PM

    Only if one of the teams misses the playoff by one game. But then, that’s true of every game.

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