SI Insider: The Sprint Resulting from a Shortened MLB Season Could Lead to an Electric September

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The MLB is a go for a 60-game season after a lengthy back-and-forth between the MLBPA and the owners. This severely shortened season, as SI's Tom Verducci points out will result in a wild sprint to the MLB Playoffs. Verducci lays out the "magic number" for team's to hit if they are looking for life in the postseason and how the shortened season narrows the gap for a playoff berth.