Originally Posted by The Operator
This is why having a second wildcard is STUPID
I have never liked the WC system in any sport, but we all know why the WC system exists. And MLB, when it expanded from 2 divisions to 3, decided to take a page from the NFL and give a second place team a chance, hoping to create more competitive balance.
But this year's one game winner-take-all WC game was stupid IMO. This is baseball, not football.
I'm old school.... I liked having two divisions in each league and the winners played each other for the pennant. But those days are lonnng gone, never to return because of M-O-N-E-Y.