Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/26/12
As a fan it’s practically our job to hate Bud Selig, but say whatever you want to say – his plan has worked. The second playoff spot has created the most interesting September I can remember. Realistically in the AL you have 8 out of 14 teams with less than ten games to go and all still have playoff hopes. None of the division leaders would dare choose to win the wild card rather than go all out for the division. In the NL you have three divisions clinched and five more teams still with life. Atlanta should lock up the first spot so you’ve got one spot for four teams. How do you think it shakes out? I still believe whoever wins one of the “wild card games” will win the World Series. I think it gives a team so much momentum heading into a playoff series. In the NL, I’m hoping the Cardinals get in because I like the idea of a team rebounding from losing the best player and maybe manager in the sport and still getting to the playoffs. In the AL, I am hoping Baltimore gets in, and perso...
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