The St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Nationals will meet in the National League Championship Series.
The NL Wildcard Washington Nationals have battled all the way to a deciding fifth game of the NLDS against the two-straight National League champions Los Angeles Dodgers. One of the biggest contributors on a very dangerous team so far has been starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg.
Joe and Sam get stuck into the start of the MLB postseason.
The Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics will get the American League side of the 2019 MLB postseason underway in just two days as for a second consecutive year a team with 95+ wins will find itself out of contention just one game in. That’s the beauty of the Wildcard games.
Sadly, the time has come to face the ending moments of a very competitive 2019 season in Major League Baseball. But while much of the playoff picture has already been determined, a few crucial battles are yet to conclude.
Finding that happy medium between fairness and entertainment isn’t easy, but MLB could shift towards the entertainment side (postseason expansion) without significantly harming the fairness.