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Weiner succeeds Fehr as union head

Updated: December 3, 2009, 12:45 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Get ready for more postseason baseball games -- and fewer off days.

Players would like to see the first round of playoffs expand to best-of-seven when their next labor contract starts in 2012, Michael Weiner said Wednesday in his first news conference since replacing Donald Fehr as the union head.

"There is a lot of sentiment for a seven-game division series," Weiner said. "I think a properly constructed postseason schedule could accommodate three seven-game series but ...

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