Commissioner Bud Selig said in an interview today that he would be open to revisiting discussions about expanding the postseason.

“It’s a fair question. We have less teams than any other sport. Eight teams make the playoffs. One wild card in each league. We certainly haven’t abused anything.”

Major League Baseball explored the idea several years ago, but never came to a decision.

Now, with the NFL threatening to expand its regular season schedule to 18 games, Selig may feel pressured to do something to increase baseball’s revenue.

Having the All-Star game determine home field advantage in the World Series was and still remains a terrible idea. This idea may be even worse. Here are five reasons why.

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