last-place


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Adj.1.last-place - lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place"
worst - (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition; "the worst player on the team"; "the worst weather of the year"
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The Lions (33-16) are tied for second in the West Coast Conference at 17-7 as they prepare to wrap up the regular season at last-place Portland this weekend.
WORCESTER -- How does a last-place team prove to everyone that it's better than its record?
Let's look at their existing strategy: trade hangnail-heavy pitcher Odalis Perez for someone from a last-place team, namely the 35-64 Kansas City Royals.
They were New England in 2001 (who went from a 5-11 last-place finish in 2000 to winning the Super Bowl); Carolina in 2003 (from a 7-9 last-place to Super Bowl runners-up); and San Diego and Atlanta last year.
5 games out of first place, which wasn't terribly far back for a last-place team.
He then moves on to an expansion team (Mets) and ends his career with four straight last-place finishes.
Her 20 last-place finishes have become powerful reminders that "the race belongs not only to the swift and the strong, but to those who keep on running.
The last-place Dodgers lost their eighth consecutive game Wednesday, 10-3 to San Diego, falling to 47-55 and 7 1/2 games back of the Padres in the National League West.
After a blown engine and a last-place finish in the Auto Club 500, Stewart is hardly in panic mode.
To gain a playoff spot, the Bulldogs need to win their game against Lancaster and a victory by last-place Antelope Valley over Quartz Hill.
Canyon can't afford to overlook last-place Saugus or Burbank, which would like nothing more than to play spoiler.
Columbus (10-14-4) update: The Eastern Conference's last-place team could be eliminated with a loss, depending on what happens in the MetroStars' and Kansas City's games.