Jon Heyman cuts to the heart of the playoffs:
While the playoffs aren’t really a crap shoot, as some suggest, almost anything can and will happen. Anyone who makes it has a legitimate shot, and that includes the Diamondbacks, who may be baseball’s best story this season.
As reader Michael K., who pointed this out to me says, “Umm, isn’t that the very definition of ‘crapshoot’?”
Heyman has the Phillies as the clear favorite to win it all, however. And my acknowledgment of the crapshoot nature of it all aside, if I had to pick one right now, I’d go with ’em too.