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NY Yankees: Will an Extra Wild Card Re-Ignite the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry?

I heard the Houston Astros would be taking their perennial mediocrity show to the American League next season, I felt awkward—kind of like when a grandparent gets re-married.  Something just feels unnatural about realignment.  However, the second part of Bud Selig's plan more than compensated.  Plans were announced to add a second wild card team to the playoffs, hopefully as soon as 2012.  

Brilliant idea.  

I am completely in favor of the plan and believe it will restore some of the late-season drama that was lost at the introduction of the Wild Card in 1995.  The two-wild-card system will also be a shot in the arm to the rivalry between the game's two marquee franchises: the New York Yankees and Boston Red ...

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