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Yankees Ride Losing Streak Into Wild Card Game

After missing the playoffs two years in a row, the Yankees wanted to get back in the worst way. The did, making it despite losing six of their last seven games to noncontenders, culminating with a 9-4 loss at Baltimore on Sunday. The Yankees, who needed just one more win to secure home field advantage for the wild card game, were bailed out by the Diamondbacks, who beat Houston. So the Astros will play the Yankees on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium, and everybody's 0-0. It's hard to imagine the Yankees going anywhere, but, you know what the man says, "you can't predict baseball, Suzyn." George Springer of New Britain, Avon Old Farms and UConn, who had two...