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Down with MLB's new wild-card notion!

A one-game playoff between two wild-card teams would undo all of Wednesday's magic

Originally Published: September 29, 2011
By Mark Kreidler | Special to ESPN.com

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 ...

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