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10-05-2012, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by King Henrique View Post
Because the teams that won their division don't have to deal with a one game playoff, and those that didn't, do. I think this new format is ridiculous as well, but what's really ****ing stupid is how the teams with the best record in the AL/NL have to go on the road for the first 2 games.
And even the team that wins the one-game playoff gets its rotation screwed up, might have to use its bullpen - while the division winners can set their rotation with two-three extra days off before the playoffs.

The 2-3 schedule is a joke (although it's not unprecedented, the LCS used to have that stupid format), but they literally approved the one-game playoff after the start of Spring Training. There was really no time to schedle it right. They'd better not have the 2-3 next year when they can, or it basically eliminates the purpose of the wild card playoff, to make it easier for the division winner.

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