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Expand MLB, not the wild cards

This proposal solves every problem in baseball … except maybe the Astros.

Originally Published: September 12, 2012
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Last week, I wrote that the additional wild card is unnecessary and cheapens the regular season. Two weeks ago, I wrote that baseball should return to Montreal. So this week, I offer a solution that addresses both of those concerns, along with the matters of the Yankees' evil empire and just about every other baseball issue aside from walk-up music and Stephen Strasburg's innings limit.

My plan? Drop the extra wild card and expand the majors by two teams, turning baseball into ...

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