Originally Posted by mth123
In the days of 2 divisions the NLCS was 5 games with the 2 and 3 format. Split on the road and win at home, Not that big a deal IMO. The team with 2 at home almost have to have a sweep at home. That's a tall order IMO. I think this is much ado over nothing. A good team should be able to win one of two on the road and 2 of 3 at home.
It's not a huge deal in the abstract, I agree. Just kind of stinks that it's likely going to force the Reds to play one of 2 places (St. Louis or the west coast) where they often struggle. And it would really be too bad if they only had 1 home playoff game again.