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Tiebreakers Newsbeat

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Passan: Inside a final week like MLB has never seen before

What happens if there’s a tie?

Are you sure you want to do this?

Should I not be?

Take a deep breath. This is gonna get a little messy.


Let’s start with the tiebreakers. Unlike years past, there will be no Game 163 (or Game 61). If there is a tie within a division—Marlins and Phillies for second in the East, any of the three Central teams for second in the division or a wild-card spot—the first tiebreaker is head-to-head record. If teams from different divisions are tied, the team with the better record against its own division gets the nod.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 22, 2020 at 09:01 AM | 7 comment(s)
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