SI Insider: Breaking Down the 2020 MLB Expanded Playoff Field and Format

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SI Senior Writer Tom Verducci breaks down MLB's newly announced 2020 expanded playoff field and what it might look like.

With a 16-team field, there will almost certainly be teams making it to the playoffs with records at or below .500. It also means that September will see a much larger slate of games with meaning, as more teams will be vying for those spots with less games to distance themselves from the field.

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