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Jeremy Guthrie
Somewhere the sun is shining [Editorial]
Somewhere the sun is shining [Editorial]

It was somewhere around the time when J.J. Hardy came up to bat with two outs in the top of the 9th inning in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series trailing Kansas City 2-1 while also behind in the best-of-seven series, 3-0, when it occurred to us that the Orioles might actually lose this thing. They did, and we instantly knew who and what to blame. It was, of course, the endless airings of the Chrysler commercial featuring Miguel Cabrera which quotes liberally from "Casey at the Bat," the Ernest Lawrence Thayer poem that baseball fans practically know by heart about a home run king and his moment of failure. In Chrysler-world, the rewritten ending (after a Rocky-like...

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