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Are They For Real?
Albert Chen
June 21, 2004
SI polled 25 team executives, asking them to rank six surprise clubs of 2004-the Brewers, Mets, Padres, Rangers, Reds and Tigers—in order of the likelihood they will sustain their early success. A team received six points for being ranked first, five for second, four for third, etc. Personnel from the six teams were not polled. Here are the results (records through Sunday).
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June 21, 2004

Are They For Real?

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SI polled 25 team executives, asking them to rank six surprise clubs of 2004-the Brewers, Mets, Padres, Rangers, Reds and Tigers—in order of the likelihood they will sustain their early success. A team received six points for being ranked first, five for second, four for third, etc. Personnel from the six teams were not polled. Here are the results (records through Sunday).

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