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Still waiting for a postseason hero

Updated: October 11, 2013, 11:22 PM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

Throughout the postseason on virtually every broadcast, the playoffs are now called a "crapshoot," phrasing attributable to Oakland general manager Billy Beane. It isn't exactly inaccurate, made so because Major League Baseball has been going out of its way for the past 50 years to curb their dominance of its most successful franchise, the Yankees.

What the league couldn't do with the draft it did with the wild card and now a second wild card. The crapshoot dynamic goes beyond just ...

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