Sunday, August 28, 2022

Las Vegan Noah Gragson grabs best Cup finish at Daytona


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Impressive Fifth-Place Finish in Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona

Date:  Aug. 28, 2022

Event:  Coke Zero Sugar 400 (Round 26 of 36)

Series:  NASCAR Cup Series

Location:  Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval)

Format:  160 laps, broken into three stages (35 laps/60 laps/65 laps)

Start/Finish:  37th / 5th (Running, completed 160 of 160 laps)


Race Winner:  Austin Dillon of Richard Childress Racing (Chevrolet)

Stage 1 Winner:  Joey Logano of Team Penske (Ford)

Stage 2 Winner:  Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota)


Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-35):

●  Noah Gragson started 37th and finished 33rd.

●  The Las Vegas native opted to hang at the back of the pack to avoid being collected in one of the inevitable multicar accidents that typically happen at Daytona, running just outside the top-30 in his No. 62 Beard Oil Distributing Chevrolet Camaro.

●  Gragson successfully avoided a six-car accident on lap 32 and ran among the top-15 before pitting for four tires and fuel. He restarted 32nd with one lap to go in the stage and dropped one position before its conclusion.

●  Crew chief Darren Shaw brought Gragson down pit road for a fuel-only pit stop during the stage break.


Stage 2 Recap (Laps 36-95):

●  Gragson started 20th and finished 28th.

●  The 24-year-old driver again opted to race outside of the top-30 during the initial laps of the stage.

●  Gragson joined his fellow Chevrolet drivers during a round of green-flag stops on lap 78. The team topped off his No. 62 Beard Oil Distributing Chevrolet Camaro and he returned to field in 28th, a position he maintained through the end of the stage.

●  Prior to the break, Gragson reported that he was bottoming out on the racetrack.

●  With the threat of rain, the team opted to pit twice during the break – once for four tires, fuel and chassis adjustments and another to top off his tank with fuel before the start of the final stage.


Final Stage Recap (Laps 96-160):

●  Gragson started 30th and finished fifth.

●  Gragson wasted no time working his way up through the field, running 18th by the time the caution flag waved on lap 103 for an eight-car incident. During the caution, he pitted for fuel and right-side tires.

●  Gragson worked his way up to 17th by the next caution on lap 126 for a six-car incident. He pitted for tires and fuel.

●  The Beard Oil Distributing driver found himself in a hornet’s nest of racecars as the field frantically jockeyed for position with rain imminent. He was running 21st on lap 139 when a sudden cloudburst dumped rain in turn one and resulted to a 13-car incident. Gragson successfully avoided the melee and, after a three-hour and 19-minute delay, he restarted in the top-10 for the final sprint to the finish.

●  Gragson picked up five positions over the final 18 green-flag laps to finish an impressive fifth.



●  This was Beard Motorsports’ best finish in the NASCAR Cup Series. It came in its 20th Cup Series start and its 10th at Daytona. Its previous best result also came at Daytona – a pair of seventh-place finishes in the 2017 Coke Zero 400 and the 2020 Daytona 500, both with former driver Brendan Gaughan.

●  This was Gragson’s best NASCAR Cup Series finish and it came in his 11th Cup Series start and his second at Daytona. In fact, in his 10 previous Cup Series starts – all of which have come this season – Gragson’s best result was 18th on May 15 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City.

●  Austin Dillon won the Coke Zero Sugar 400 to score his fourth career NASCAR Cup Series victory, his first of the season and his second at Daytona. His margin over second-place Tyler Reddick was .128 of a second.

●  Dillon was the 16th different winner in the 26 NASCAR Cup Series races run this season.

●  There were seven caution periods for a total of 30 laps.

●  Only 10 of the 37 drivers in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 finished on the lead lap.

●  Chase Elliott won the NASCAR Cup Series regular-season championship.


Noah Gragson, driver of the No. 62 Beard Oil Distributing Chevrolet Camaro:


“It was a strong run for this Beard Oil Distributing team. To come home with a top-five, that’s big for us. We were in a good spot running third there when the 2 (Austin Cindric) was out front and the 3 (Austin Dillon) was running second. It seemed like the 2 got loose and started down the racetrack and it was a hell of a save by Cindric, but that killed all our momentum. We were in a four-car breakaway – I thought I was going to set myself up to be in a pretty good spot and it just didn’t transpire. We had to regroup and come back for a fifth-place finish and we’ll take it. 


“Congrats to everybody at Richard Childress Racing and the ECR motor department. They help us out tremendously on this Beard Motorsports team and, with one employee, this is a pretty big deal to go up against these organizations with 500 to 600 employees. So for the goals that we have, the budget that we’re on, and the race team that we are, it’s pretty rewarding to be kicking yourself over a fifth-place finish in the Cup Series. Very grateful for the opportunity and appreciate all the fan support and for NASCAR for letting us go to the end. I just want to say congratulations to Austin Dillon and his team. It was a lot of fun.”


Next Up:


The next event on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule is the Cook Out Southern 500 on Sunday, Sept. 4, at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. The first race in the 10-race NASCAR playoffs starts at 6 p.m. EDT with live coverage provided by USA and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.


Gragson and Beard Motorsports’ next race is the YellaWood 500 on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. That race starts at 2 p.m. EDT with live coverage on NBC and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.


Thursday, August 25, 2022

Daytona NASCAR Betting Preview: 2022 Coke Zero Sugar 400

This is it. Do or die for a couple of drivers. It’s the unofficial wild card round.

The NASCAR Playoffs begin next week but the field isn’t quite set yet and news of Kurt Busch giving up his playoff spot (concussion) makes two spots available adding a new twist to Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

The volatile nature of the high-banked 2.5-mile layout adds to the intensity with drivers having no wins on the season and outside the top-16 all expected to be more aggressive in an attempt to crash the playoff party. This means we should see more wrecks than usual.


Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022
Venue: Daytona International Speedway
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Distance: 400 miles
Laps: 160
Network-Time: NBC - 7:00 p.m. ET
Defending Champion: Ryan Blaney


Here’s what I’m thinking for Saturday’s race using the order of odds posted by BetMGM

Chase Elliott (10/1) - In 13 Cup starts at Daytona he has a 20th-place average finish with two top-fives, but no wins. However, he’s got top-10s in all four superspeedway races this season culminating with his first win on his hometown track in Atlanta. This dude has a championship vibe right now. Hey Chase, how are you feeling about getting another championship?

"The feeling is good, honestly,” Elliott said. ”Our group, amongst our team, is just such low drama and we just put our work in, we go to the track, we give it our best effort and we go home. If it went good, great. If it didn’t, we’re going to try harder to do a better job when we go back. That’s really all you can control. So that’s really where our mindset is every week whether we’ve had a good year, a bad year, a mediocre year, a good month or a bad month, coming off a win or a loss. That is something about our team. I’m super privileged to have a group of guys that have their priorities so straight that performance (is what matters) and putting things first that need to go first ahead of things that don’t matter in order to be successful. I feel like our team is just solid and we look forward to going to battle with each other every weekend, and regardless of the result, we’re ready to re-rack and try harder to do better the next week."

Denny Hamlin (12/1) - I cashed big with him in all three of his Daytona 500 wins, but the new has messed his JGR stuff up. No top-10s in any of the four superspeedway package races. But no one understands the draft better than him. He is able to propel himself faster using other cars. He’s got tricks, but may not have the car again.

Joey Logano (12/1) - The 2015 Daytona 500 champion is always a contender here because he has Team Penske equipment. In 27 Cup starts he has six top-fives, led 220 laps, and averaged an 18th-place winning. But he’s so much better in superspeedway races than the record shows. He’s always fighting with the leaders up front.

Kyle Larson (12/1) - I’m unhappy with him because he sunk my entire odds to win betting ship last week when he gave no room to Chase Elliott on the last restart at Watkins Glen. Some teammate. I know he was starving for a win after not winning since Week 2 at Fontana, but Elliott is a teammate that deserves more respect, and he said as much after a team meeting Monday. He has no wins at Daytona or Talladega. Bad luck always seems to find him. But he’s in the playoffs ready, so what’s the strategy this week?

"It’ll be interesting,” Larson said. “It’ll be a wild race – maybe not in the first two stages – but definitely in the last stage when drivers will be going for it. In our case, there are four or five of us close to second place in points. The No. 5 team can’t forget about that. We need to go chase points to try and stay up front all race long to finish second in regular season points and get those 10 extra bonus points. Our goal will be to get to the finish and beat those guys behind us in points."

Ryan Blaney (12/1) - Making a bet on him this week is tough because he doesn’t have to win. If I was in his spot I’d just hang back the entire race and give it a shot with five or 10 laps to go. But he’s a Penske guy, he won this race last season, and he’s won at Talladega twice. The fast pace decision-making of the superspeedway suits him. Or you could go with the angle of him tired of hearing he’s being bullied weekly and wins just for a statement. With Kurt Busch bowing out of the playoffs, both Blaney and Truex are in the playoffs as of now.

Bubba Wallace (14/1) - This is it. It’s do-or-die for him on his best track. Playoffs or not? He’s been runner-up the last two races at Daytona and has four top-fives in 10 starts. I’ve written the story before it happens. I love great stories in NASCAR, it’s what keeps me glued to each race every week. In this case, I know NASCAR wants Wallace to win so they can use his face in playoff promos. No conspiracy, but he’s shown over the years he can win in any car at Daytona, and won his first Cup race on superspeedway last season at Talladega. The team has had its best seven-week stretch ever coming in. Playoffs are what it’s all about and I’ve bet the most on him to win this week.  Wallace winning would be a great story and payday.

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Kevin Harvick is 25/1 to win to win Coke Zero Sugar 400



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Event Overview


●  Event:  Coke Zero Sugar 400 (Round 26 of 36)

●  Time/Date:  7 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Aug. 27

●  Location:  Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway

●  Layout:  2.5-mile oval

●  Laps/Miles:  160 laps / 400 miles

●  Stage Lengths:  Stage 1: 35 laps / Stage 2: 60 laps / Final Stage: 65 laps

●  TV/Radio:  NBC / MRN Radio / SiriusXM NASCAR Radio


Notes of Interest


●  There are more than 4 million miles of road in the United States, but none embody the love of driving more than famed Route 66. Yet the small businesses that are the lifeblood of the Mother Road need help. Mobil 1 aims to inspire a journey on the open road, specifically by exploring the small businesses of Route 66 and meeting people along its 2,400-mile path from the shores of Lake Michigan to Los Angeles, right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Route 66 crosses the country, connecting not only east and west, but past and present. Mobil 1 aims to Keep Route 66 Kickin’ with its recently debuted Mobil 1 Muffler Man – an homage to the larger-than-life Muffler Men that dot Route 66. Molded in fiberglass and polyester resin on steel frames that stand 14- to 25-feet tall, Muffler Men became icons of the Route 66 landscape – square-jawed men with arms outstretched promoting the business on which they stood. Now, Mobil 1 is taking its Muffler Man to promote the small businesses of Route 66. Its journey begins Aug. 25 at California’s Santa Monica Pier before visiting Seligman, Arizona, on Sept. 10 to see the world’s most milkshake flavors at Delgadillo’s Snow Cap Drive-In. It then travels to Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sept. 24 to stand alongside the world’s largest corn dog at Clowndog Hot Dog Parlor before culminating its journey Oct. 9 in Litchfield, Illinois, to witness the most dogs attending a film screening at Litchfield Skyview Drive-In. Kevin Harvick and Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) are helping Mobil 1 kick off its Keep Route 66 Kickin’ campaign with a special paint scheme in Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.


●  When Harvick takes the green flag for the Coke Zero Sugar 400, it will be his series-leading 43rd NASCAR Cup Series start at Daytona. Harvick made his Cup Series debut at the track on July 7, 2001, starting 10th and finishing 25th, one spot ahead of his SHR car owner, Tony Stewart. In his 42 starts at the 2.5-mile oval, Harvick has won twice – the 2007 Daytona 500 and the 2010 Coke Zero 400 – and scored 11 top-fives and 16 top-10s while leading 283 laps.


●  Harvick’s 11 top-fives are tied with Denny Hamlin for the second most among active Cup Series drivers. Harvick’s 16 top-10s are also the second most among active Cup Series drivers. Kurt Busch is the leader in top-fives (13) and top-10s (18) at Daytona.


●  Harvick’s first NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona was one of the biggest of his career. Harvick won the 2007 Daytona 500 by edging Mark Martin for the victory by .02 of a second in a frantic, green-white-checkered finish. It remains the second-closest finish in Daytona 500 history, trailing only Hamlin’s .01-of-a-second margin over Martin Truex Jr., in 2016.


●  Harvick was efficient in his second win at Daytona. When he won the 2010 Coke Zero 400, Harvick started from the pole and led eight times for a race-high 28 laps to take the victory by .092 of a second over runner-up Kasey Kahne.


●  Harvick has proven prolific in the non-points NASCAR Cup Series races at Daytona. He is a three-time winner of the Busch Clash when it was held on the 2.5-mile oval (2009, 2010 and 2013) and he is a two-time winner of the Duel (2013 and 2019), twin 150-mile qualifying races that set the field for the Daytona 500.


●  Outside of the NASCAR Cup Series, Harvick has made 19 career NASCAR Xfinity Series starts at Daytona and three IROC starts. Of Harvick’s 47 Xfinity Series wins, only one is at Daytona – the 2007 season opener. And Harvick’s best IROC finish at Daytona is seventh, earned twice (2003 and 2004). Harvick is a two-time Xfinity Series champion (2001 and 2006) and the 2002 IROC champion.


●  The Mobil 1 branding on Harvick’s No. 4 Ford Mustang goes more than skin deep as the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand gives Harvick an added advantage. Mobil 1 products are used throughout his racecar and they extend beyond just engine oil. Power steering fluid, transmission fluid, gear oil and driveline lubricants from Mobil 1 give Harvick a technical advantage over his counterparts by reducing friction, heat and rolling resistance.Mobil 1 is a sponsor whose technology makes Harvick’s No. 4 Mobil 1 Ford Mustang faster.


Kevin Harvick, Driver of the No. 4 Mobil 1 Ford Mustang 


You haven’t missed the playoffs since 2009. Is the key to that consistency your experience?

“Well, there are just different ways to race, right? There are different ways to solve the equation, and sometimes we’re going to run fourth, and we have to accept that and be able to say, ‘If we have a fourth-place car, we need to finish fourth.’ On the days when stuff is chaotic and there are cars torn up everywhere and you finish ninth with a 20th-place car, those are really big wins. I’ve done all that. I’ve been on that side of the fence where you’ve had 20th-place cars all year and you have to figure out how to make something out of it. They’re going to have the races, regardless, and you still have to show up. You can’t just quit because your cars are slow. So you just have to figure out how to manage that, and also manage it when you have fast cars, medium cars, know what you have that day and get the most out of that day.”


After one race already at Daytona and another at its sister track in Talladega, Alabama, do you have a good idea of what makes the NextGen car tick in the draft, or is there still a learning curve that’ll continue in the Coke Zero Sugar 400?

“It’s pretty straightforward now. It’s pretty basic stuff, and as we’ve gone through the first two races, you kind of know how hard you can push and shove, and things that you’ve done right and you’ve done wrong, so you should have a pretty good playbook at this point.”


Does blocking remain the necessary evil it’s seemingly always been when it comes to superspeedway racing?

“It is, and blocking’s just part of the game now. You have to utilize blocking and that’s usually what causes half the crashes, either pushing or blocking. And we usually wreck going straight. I don’t like blocking, but it’s a necessity. Blocking is something that has evolved over the years as people have figured out trying to time the runs, and people have figured out when you can block and when you can’t. It’s just a matter of putting yourself in a position where you think you’re making the right move, and sometimes you make the wrong move. It’s just a game of inches. It just really is a high-speed chess match that you have at 200 mph – and Saturday night will be absolutely no different. There will be a big crash. There will be mistakes made. There will be pit errors made. There will be strategy played. But I can promise you we’re all going to race in a pack – and that’s the way Daytona should be.”


What’s the patience level of drivers in the regular-season finale at Daytona?

“You see so many people on different agendas. It’s a chance for everybody to win. It’s a door wide open for everybody.”


Pack racing at Daytona is always dicey, but what is it like when it’s a cutoff race to make the NASCAR Playoffs?

“It’s a way different vibe. There’s not a better spot for it to be than Daytona because it is the ultimate saying – and you say it with an exclamation point – anyone can win, and that is never more true than at Daytona. Everyone knows going in that it’s their last-ditch effort to either make the playoffs or put yourself in position to score more points for the playoffs. Everybody kind of has that, ‘Screw it. I’m going for it,’ mentality in that particular race because they know whatever the scenario is, it’s the last chance to score points, it’s the last chance to put you in.”


Describe the intensity of racing at Daytona.

“You have to be aggressive just for the fact that if you’re not aggressive, it always seems like you’re not going to be where you need to be. Nine times out of 10, the aggressor is going to be the guy who comes out on the good side of things just for the fact that you’re making things happen and you’re not waiting for something else to happen. When you wait for something else to happen, that’s usually when you get in trouble because it’s usually someone else’s mess. It’s best to stay aggressive and try to stay up front.”


When you get to the halfway point at Daytona, is there a sense of accomplishment?

“I think as you look at it, if you can make it through the second stage, hopefully you’ve taken some points out of there, but you’ve at least made it through the second stage. It seems like, especially at the beginning of stage racing, we all kind of lost our minds at the beginning of the first stage, or at the end of the second stage. We’ve had cars torn up before we got started. We could find a way to wreck regardless, whether it’s the first stage, the first lap, the last lap. We can figure it out, you just never know when it’s going to happen.”


Denny Hamlin is 12/1 to win at Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400

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Saturday Race Info

Race: Coke Zero Sugar 400

Date/Time: Saturday, Aug. 27 / 7 p.m. ET

Distance: 160 laps / 400 miles

Track Length: 2.5 miles


Express Notes

Press Kit: Download the 2022 FedEx Racing press materials at, including bios for Denny Hamlin, Chris Gabehart and Joe Gibbs Racing leadership, program highlights and statistics.

Watkins Glen Recap: The No. 11 team finished 20th in last weekend’s race at Watkins Glen International. After starting 22nd when the race began on a wet track, Hamlin slipped back and eventually fell a lap down during stage one. He eventually rejoined the lead lap during the final segment and climbed to 20th when the checkered flag waved.

Daytona Stats: Hamlin is a three-time winner at Daytona International Speedway with all three victories coming in the Daytona 500. Overall, he has tallied 11 top-five finishes, including three in his past five starts at the historic 2.5-mile speedway. Earlier this year, Hamlin was running solidly inside the top 10 before being collected in a multi-car accident that ended his day prematurely.

Hamlin Statistics

Track: Daytona International Speedway

Races: 33

Wins: 3

Poles: 0

Top-5: 11

Top-10: 12

Laps Led: 635

Avg. Start: 16.6

Avg. Finish: 16.5


Hamlin Conversation – Daytona

What is your mindset going into this weekend at Daytona?

“We are going there with a lot of confidence knowing that we don’t really have to do anything special because we’re already locked into the playoffs. It’s a free race for us, so it’s an opportunity to go out and try to get a few more playoff points. I don’t see any reason why we should feel any pressure other than to go out there and try to win the race. I feel like this race is usually chaotic being the last race for guys to make the playoffs. I would say there’s going to be no shortage of wrecks and a lot of things will happen. For me, I’ve just got to be patient because I know I’ve got to make it to the checkered flag if I’m going to win the race.”


FedEx Cares / Accion Opportunity Fund: Hamlin’s FedEx Toyota Camry TRD will feature a special paint scheme this weekend to recognize FedEx Cares and the Accion Opportunity Fund. Together, FedEx Cares, e-commerce consultancy 37 Oaks and the Accion Opportunity Fund are providing entrepreneurs hands-on learning and a platform to ship their products across the country. Specifically, FedEx Cares is committed to strengthening minority- and women-owned businesses globally with the tools they need to succeed. FedEx is donating an additional $1 million to the Accion Opportunity Fund to help diverse small business owners in their transition to e-commerce as digital shopping becomes more common.


Back of the Yards Coffee: Hamlin recently visited Back of the Yards Coffee – a local coffee shop in Chicago and member of the FedEx E-Commerce Lab – to learn more about how FedEx and the Accion Opportunity Fund are working together to help small businesses. During their meeting, Hamlin surprised one of the shop’s co-owners, Jesse Iniguez, by inviting him and his family, as well as co-owner Mayra Hernandez to this weekend’s race in Daytona where the Back of the Yards Coffee logo will be featured on the TV panel of the No. 11 FedEx Cares Camry TRD.


Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Denny Hamlin is 25/1 to win at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin / No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry TRD Preview

NASCAR Cup Series at Watkins Glen International


No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry TRD News and Notes

  • HAMLIN AT WATKINS GLEN: Denny Hamlin is a former NASCAR Cup Series winner at Watkins Glen International after visiting victory lane in 2016. That day, Hamlin led the final 10 laps to secure his only road course victory at the Cup Series level. He has recorded four top-five finishes in his past five Watkins Glen starts, including a fifth-place result last August.
  • RICHMOND RECAP: Hamlin finished fourth in last Sunday’s race at Richmond Raceway after a solid overall performance for the No. 11 team. He finished second and third, respectively, in the opening two stages and appeared poised to challenge for the win after an aggressive pit call from crew chief Chris Gabehart during the final stage. Unfortunately for Hamlin, a miscue during the team’s final green-flag pit stop put him too far behind to make up the deficit to eventual winner Kevin Harvick.
  • TRENDING UPWARD: After posting back-to-back top-five finishes, Hamlin has vaulted to a season-best 12th in the overall points standings. His 131 points over the last three races are 12 more than the next best (Joey Logano, 119 points) and 32 points better than third-best (Bubba Wallace, 99 points).
  • SPORT CLIPS: Sport Clips will be featured as the primary sponsor of Hamlin’s No. 11 Camry for Sunday’s race at Watkins Glen International. The sports-themed haircutting franchise based in Georgetown, Texas is a longtime supporter of Joe Gibbs Racing dating back to 2009 and has more than 1,850 stores in the United States and Canada.
  • JGR AT WATKINS GLEN: Joe Gibbs Racing has earned seven NASCAR Cup Series wins at Watkins Glen International. In 73 combined starts at the track, the organization has racked up 29 top-five finishes, 45 top-10s, four pole awards, and 555 laps led. While the team has not won at the track since Hamlin’s victory in 2016, in the past four trips to the New York road course, JGR drivers have claimed 12 top-five finishes, 14 top-10s and a 5.0-average finishing position in 16 combined starts. Kyle Busch and Tony Stewart join Hamlin on the list of drivers who have taken JGR to victory lane at Watkins Glen.
  • TUNE IN: Coverage of this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International begins Sunday, August 21, at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network, MRN Radio, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.


Denny Hamlin, Driver of the No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry TRD

What do you expect this weekend at Watkins Glen based on other road course races this season?

“We’re definitely still working on our road course program. It is not where it needs to be, and we know that as a team and as a manufacturer. It has been pretty frustrating this season because it’s not from a lack of effort. Everyone at Joe Gibbs Racing and TRD are doing everything they possibly can to find those improvements to get us back up front on the road courses. We’re making progress, but realistically, if we can run inside the top 10 and avoid mistakes this weekend, that would be a good day for us to continue learning and improving as we look ahead to the ROVAL in the playoffs.”


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