SPECULATOR: September experiments and schedules

As the calendar nears September, it's time to shift gears. We typically take a skills-based approach in this column to speculate on player adds, drops, trade opportunities, etc.; but it's time to throw that out the window. Anybody can go on a heater in September regardless of skills, and conversely, the best hitters in the game can go into month-long slumps… remember when Michael Harris had 2 HR and a .174 BA through May?

September might not be as chaotic as usual—rosters only expand to 28 players compared to the traditional 40—but we'll still see some wild-looking lineup cards, bullpen games, etc. over the last five weeks.

Two parts to this one: First, we'll take a tour of "greatest hits" from this past week's Playing Time Tomorrow...


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