Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/23/11
Albert Pujols at Fenway in July? How boring. Oh wait. Maybe not.Let's summarize the arguments against interleague play; I'm aware of one:It might dilute the World Series. Curt Schilling made the argument on Twitter just last night. He said, in reply to someone, that the two World Series teams could end up playing each other at the end of the season. Well, OK, but that strikes me as an easy thing to prevent.Now, as to the arguments for it:One thing baseball people never seem to consider is the incredible length of the season. We all love a good Yankees game, but 19 games between the Sox and Yankees is too many. Nineteen games with the Rays is too many. Those matchups would be better, and more dramatic, if they happened less often. It's not fair to cite football, but here goes: if the Patriots played the Jets four times during the season instead of two, it wouldn't be as big of a deal. There are 162 games in the schedule; let's shuffle the deck a bit.Small-market teams would really b...
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