Call it a potential October nightmare

Tiebreakers, weather could wreak havoc on baseball's new postseason schedule

Originally Published: September 7, 2012
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

When Bud Selig and his friends brought you a bold new baseball world with two extra wild cards, this is exactly what they envisioned in their September dreams:

Four weeks left in the season. Fifteen teams within five games of a playoff spot. Drama in the standings just about everywhere you look.

That's the good news. … Now here's the bad news.

What they neglected to warn you about was one pesky little detail: The first week of October has a chance to be ...

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