MLB Reportedly Considering Playoff Changes

Jonathan Grant | February 11th, 2020

The Major League Baseball Playoffs, if reports and sources are to be believed, could be getting a significant shakeup in the near future. On the table, allegedly, are extremely major changes that could see as many as 14 teams included in the postseason as the MLB turns themselves into the NHL with the blink of an eye. With the new format, you’d still have three division winners, but you would then have four Wild Card teams, leaving the very real prospect of some not-so-good teams squeaking in.

USA Today

The team with the best record in each of the two leagues would get a bye to the Division Series, while the other division winners and the top Wild Card team would apparently get to host all three games of a series at home. There’s also a component that would have the highest ranked team selecting its opponent. Change is nice, sometimes, but this just seems overkill. Hopefully most of it is not true…

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