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MLB Adds Brewers-Mets Tie-Breaker Game, If Needed PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Maury Brown   
Saturday, 20 September 2008 10:55

MLBAn additional coin toss was held Friday by Major League Baseball to determine the site for a potential two-team tie-breaker between the Milwaukee Brewers and the New York Mets for the National League Wild Card.

If the Brewers and the Mets require a one-game tie-breaker to determine the N.L. Wild Card, the game would be played at Shea Stadium in New York.

Previous coin tosses established the following sites for other potential tie-breaker games:
OpponentsSite
AL East - BOS vs. TBFenway Park, Boston
AL Central - MIN vs. CWSU.S. Cellular Field
AL Wild Card - MIN vs. BOSFenway Park, Boston
NL East - NYM vs. PHICitizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
NL Central - MIL vs. CHIMiller Park, Milwaukee
NL West - ARI vs. LADodger Stadium, Los Angeles
NL Wild Card - PHI vs. MILCitizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
NL Wild Card - HOU vs. MILMinute Maid Park, Houston
NL Wild Card - STL vs. MILBusch Stadium, St. Louis
NL Wild Card - HOU vs. PHICitizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
NL Wild Card - STL vs. PHICitizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
NL Wild Card - STL vs. HOUBusch Stadium, St. Louis

TBS and ESPN Radio would provide national coverage of any tie-breaker game, which would be tentatively scheduled for Monday, Sept. 29th. In the event of simultaneous or overlapping tie-breaker games, TNT would provide national coverage.

Source: Major League Baseball


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