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Playoff expansion unlikely in 2011

Updated: November 16, 2010, 9:29 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Baseball management is more likely to consider expanded playoffs for 2012 than for next year.

After discussing upcoming collective bargaining Tuesday with major league general managers, MLB executive vice president Rob Manfred said adding wild-card teams for 2011 would be "a difficult trick to pull off" because it would have to be a modification of the current labor contract, which runs through next season.

Manfred said the proposal would have to be made by the owners' ...

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