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The players hung on to a 12 game playoff format..

It's probably only a matter of time before we see a more teams. Best to keep that chip in the vest pocket for now.

I don't think it will go above 12...
 

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I don't think it will go above 12...
Next CBT especially if there is league expansion - it's a done deal.

Players already expressed a willingness to do so, I figured it was done this go around but I was mistaken.
 

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Next CBT especially if there is league expansion - it's a done deal.

Players already expressed a willingness to do so, I figured it was done this go around but I was mistaken.

I actually really like the 12 with a league expansion. 4 divisions in each league and then the 2 wild cards... I almost always make that setup when I am playing OOTP.

Owners want the 14, but unless the players get a bigger cut of the playoff money, I doubt they will he willing to expand it more.
 

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I actually really like the 12 with a league expansion. 4 divisions in each league and then the 2 wild cards... I almost always make that setup when I am playing OOTP.

Owners want the 14, but unless the players get a bigger cut of the playoff money, I doubt they will he willing to expand it more.
Blah, blah, blah...we can do this during the next stoppage :cool::angel::bigthumbup:
 

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This gets a bit complicated legally, but the real issue with the antitrust exemption is the minor leagues. A lot of the antitrust stuff disappears in the MLB (and NBA/NFL) situation where you have a union and a multiemployer bargaining group. Repealing the antitrust exemption would likely mean the death of major league teams supporting minor league franchises -- at least anything close to the scope they do today.
 

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Didn't do a lot of reading or following, but MLB really added another playoff spot? How do they plan on working the 6 teams that get in?

Nfl did 2 byes with their 6 team format
 

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