The Altoona Curve are really making things interesting for the Eastern League playoffs. Montana DuRapau lost a 3-2 lead last night in the ninth, then gave up a walk-off grand slam to end the game. If Altoona won, they guaranteed themselves a playoff spot. With the loss, they are down to two days left in the season and nothing is guaranteed.

I planned on doing a playoff preview tonight, talking about the key players who would see action in the playoffs, getting some extra playing time after the minor league season ended. I could still do that for Bradenton if I wanted to, but I'll hold off on it until we see if Altoona joins them. A week ago, it seemed like the weekend wouldn't matter. Now, the Curve could miss the playoffs if everything went wrong.

The first wrong part would have to ...

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