Found January 28, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
According to the Associated Press, Commissioner Bud Selig stated that he expects the expanded playoffs to take effect this upcoming season. Under the new CBA that was already agreed upon back in November, the playoffs would expand into a 10-team bracket, but the remaining question has been whether the new postseason would take effect this year or in 2013. Now it appears that baseball is leaning towards beginning the new format starting 2012. “I really believe we’ll have the wild card for 2012, this year,” Selig said Friday at a White Sox fan fest. “Clubs really want it. I don’t think I’ve ever seen an issue that the clubs want more than to have the extra wild card this year.” “We’re working on dates right now. That’ll all take place. It looks to me like we’ll have it because I’ve told everybody we have to have it. It’ll be exciting. One-game playoff, it will start the playoffs in a very exciting manner,” he said. The major issue comes down to scheduling as the season is scheduled

Selig to decide Epstein compensation

Commissioner Bud Selig will decide what compensation the Boston Red Sox will receive for Theo Epstein's move to the Chicago Cubs. Epstein left as Boston's general manager with a year left on his contract to become president of baseball operations for the Cubs. Epstein got a five-year, $18.5 million deal in late October. But the two teams have not been able to agree on compensation...

Bud Selig Says He Will Decide Theo Epstein Compensation Issue

It's been more than three months since Theo Epstein left the Red Sox to join the Cubs front office, but the two teams have yet to figure out what Boston will receive as compensation for his services. Enter commissioner Bud Selig. Selig, who has threatened to do so in the past, said that he will decide the compensation issue, according to The Associated Press. Selig said Friday...

Selig expects expanded playoffs to start this year

Commissioner Bud Selig says he expects baseball to expand its playoffs this season.

Selig expects extra wild cards to start this year

Commissioner Bud Selig expects baseball to expand its playoffs this season.

Selig seeks to settle Theo compensation soon

Commissioner Bud Selig will decide what compensation the Boston Red Sox will receive for Theo Epstein's move to the Chicago Cubs.

LaRussa To Manage Once Again

Word came down this week that long-time St. Louis Cardinals manager, Tony LaRussa, had been asked by Commissioner Bud Selig to manage the National League All-Star team during the mid-summer classic. Major League Baseball’s 83rd All-Star game will be held on July 10, 2012 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City…which, if you’re somehow on this website, and didn’t know that, you...

SoxFest: We dare ya, we double dog dare ya

The White Sox seem determined to challenge their fans to enjoy 2012 right from the get-go. As if it weren't daring enough for Adam Dunn to attend SoxFest this weekend at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago, the Sox will kick things off Friday evening with a "State of the Game" seminar featuring Commissioner Bud Selig, not exactly a popular figure in...
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