Found October 01, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
One of the more attractive concepts of the MLB season has been the "game 163" tiebreaker game that has happened in recent years, when two teams are tied for a playoff spot at the end of the year, and one game will decide which team will play on in October, and which team will head home. This year, with the addition of the second wild card to each league's playoff format, there is a no wrinkle to the tiebreaker game: if two teams are tied for the division title and both would make the playoffs, there will be a tiebreaker game to decide which team will take the division, and which team will head to Friday's wild card game. Three of the MLB's six divisional races can still end with this tiebreaker. Two of those races however, are extremely unlikely to see a tiebreaker game. With three games remaining, there are two teams that have three game leads, meaning that they'd have get swept this week and have their adversary sweep their series to force tiebreaker ga...
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