Originally written on Angelswin  |  Last updated 9/23/12
By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer ANAHEIM, CA -- Everyone has a preferred learning style. Teachers talk about audio-learners, visual-learners, and kinesthetic-learners: students who learn best by hearing something, seeing something, or doing something. While some people are multi-modal, most have one dominant learning style. With that in mind, one interesting side effect of the expanded playoff format is that it has changed how teams use their final games in September. In the past, teams that were out of contention would use the final month of the season to preview some of their organizational talent and to help those players break into the Major Leagues. However, now, with so many teams still in contention, there are fewer and fewer opportunities for Minor Leaguers to get their feet wet in the Major Leagues—especially in a non-pressure situation. More teams are focusing on winning now rather than building for the next year.   As the A...
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