Dodgers: Los Angeles fans react to proposed 14-team playoff format
A big point of contention between MLB and the MLBPA has been the expansion of the playoffs. The players’ association prefers a 12-team playoff format, while the owners want a 14-team format. Yesterday, ESPN’s Buster Olney reported that the MLBPA is open to revisiting the discussion of the 14-team playoff format to restart CBA negotiations.
Dodgers fans have shared their thoughts on the prospect of a 14-team playoff format.
A fan used it as an opportunity to take a shot at the arch-rival San Francisco Giants.
AGAINST – it devalues the regular season. We no longer need 88 winning teams stealing the World Series because they get hot at the right time.
—Tom (@la4052101) March 4, 2022
Primarily, baseball fans aren’t thrilled about the prospect of letting slightly above-average clubs make the playoffs.
The ever-positive Gail Johnson is ready for anything that will end MLB’s lockdown.
One fan simply accepted the inevitable that a 14-team playoff would come to fruition.
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