Originally Posted by chefsos
Detroit had the worst record of all the AL playoff teams. A couple of non-playoff teams had a better record. And yet here they are, going to the World Series.
Heh, I didn't realize that until now. So basically MLB has turned into the NFL now. Teams with worse records get into the playoffs over better teams simply because they play in a weak division.
It's getting to the point in pro sports where the regular seasons don't matter much.