To some, this season's searing run to the playoffs made a compelling case in favor of Major League Baseball's newest money grab, the "expanded wild-card" format that may well be approved in the coming labor negotiation.
Before the votes are counted, and if I may: Swing and a miss.
At a pitch in the dirt.
With a 3-0 count.
This is an idea without a serious support system. It's a classic case of somebody figuring that if two aspirin ...