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Tiebreaker tourney ahead?

What happens if the Astros, Cubs, Marlins and Phillies finish with identical records? Then it gets really wild.

Originally Published: September 23, 2003
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

They've made 23 coin flips. They've issued a five-page release detailing what happens if the season ends Sunday and the Marlins and Phillies tie, or the Cubs and Astros tie, or the Red Sox and Mariners tie.

So you can't say Major League Baseball isn't ready for many different kinds of scenarios next week if 162 games aren't enough to settle who makes the playoffs. But some of those scenarios would make us all grateful that Prilosec is now sold over the counter.

What happens, ...

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