With the end of the regular season, Major League Baseball’s postseason officially begins today as four teams matchup in the inaugural one-game Wild Card contests. 10 will be whittled to eight by the end of the night, and so and on and so on through the next several weeks as the sport crowns a new champion.
But who will that champion be?
There seems to be a fair amount of parody in the game today, especially in the American League. All three division races came down to the final week of action, while the AL East and West were decided during the regular season finale.
The National League offers a similar amount of competition, boasting several strong contenders, including last year’s World Series winner.
While some teams are favored more than others, it’s anyone’s guess which club will take home the 2012 title.
Heading into the postseason, which team do you expect to win it all? Vote and justify your pick in the comments section!