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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Proposing a Third Option for MLB’s Schedule - THT

Ultimately, though, no adjustment is going to handle the central conflict baseball faces in this regard: Short postseason series don’t necessarily reward the best teams, and so any system that relies on short series is going to lead to unsatisfying outcomes (from a competitive fairness perspective). The fairest way of resolving this would be to have a perfectly balanced schedule and a single regular season champion (as is done in European soccer). The team that plays the best over the course of the season gets the trophy.

TDF, situational idiot Posted: December 31, 2015 at 10:08 AM | 71 comment(s)
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