Found March 01, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
On Wednesday, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal tweeted that MLB has decided to go ahead with the new 10-team playoff format starting with the 2012 season. The official announcement has not yet been made. The new format means that each league will have two Wild-Card winners instead of one, those with the best records after the division winners. Those 2 Wild-Card teams will then play a one-game playoff to determine who moves on. Please excuse me while I throw-up… Bud Selig seems determined to be the most hated guy in the baseball universe once again. Congrats, Bud. You win 1st prize in my book. Basically, a team who previously had no business being in the playoffs now gets to be in the playoffs. In my opinion, this demeans the hard work of all the division winners. One Wild-Card per division was already slightly annoying but two worse. What is the point of winning your division when you now may have to play a mediocre team who may, simply by a stroke of luck, knock you out before you get a c...
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