Yankees2017 asked in SportsBaseball · 6 months ago

How do you like my MLB expansion and realignment plan?

American League

East

New York Yankees

Boston Red Sox

Baltimore Orioles

Toronto Blue Jays

North

Minnesota Twins

Chicago White Sox

Cleveland Indians

Detroit Tigers

South

Kansas City Royals

Texas Rangers

Houston Astros

Colorado Rockies

West

Los Angeles Angels

Oakland Athletics

Seattle Mariners

Portland Beavers (Expansion Team)

National League

East

New York Mets

Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Nationals

Montreal Expos (Expansion Team)

North

Milwaukee Brewers

Chicago Cubs

Pittsburgh Pirates

St. Louis Cardinals

South

Cincinnati Reds

Atlanta Braves

Tampa Bay Rays

Miami Marlins

West

Los Angeles Dodgers

San Francisco Giants

San Diego Padres

Arizona Diamondbacks

Each team plays each divisional rival 24 games each, other league rivals 6 games each, and 18 interleague games

Playoffs

Top 6 teams in each league (4 division winners and 2 wild card teams in each league)

Wild Card Series (Best of 3) (Top 2 division winners in each league get a bye)

Division Series (Best of 5)

Championship Series (Best of 5)

World Series (Best of 7)

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  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    Gov't is killing you with high frequency electricity.Theotokos Virgin Mary gave prayers to "Schema-nun Antonia" on how to save aborted babies from hell. If you pray these prayers diligently, aborted babies are released from hell. On each painted nail there are 40 demons. Smoking is censer to the devil.Using foul language calls upon Pagan deities (aka demons); Holy Spirit departs on 7 meters. People who use drugs see demons who cleverly disguise themselves as ghosts and aliens.America will be last country to switch to Euro (antichrist's world currency). Contraceptives = abortion;using contraceptives for 1 year = 5 aborted kids.Miscarriages happen because of high heels; cesarean because of tight pants (second generation cesarean will be infertile).Unbaptized aborted/miscarried/unborn babies burn in hell for until Final Judgement; if pregnant, keep the kid and deliver at home because kids are chipped using IVs and vaccines in hospitals. Dentists and doctors chip patients secretly. Ultrasound leads to mark of the beast; don't do ultrasound, please. Abortion leads to breast cancer; a demon is released from hell for each aborted kid. Dogs can become possessed; don't keep dogs inside your home [Pelageya of Ryazan]. Walmart has technology to administer mark of the beast to those who have cat bacteria in their stomachs; stay away from cats [Athanasius III of Constantinople]. Next false flag is the Statue of Liberty. Above earth there is ice (hemisphere); when rockets go up they bring ice down from upper sky to lower sky; ice stuck in lower sky will fall on us during Apocalypse. Earth is flat; earth stands on 3 pillars (the Most Holy Trinity); pillars stand on water at zero Kelvin; underneath this ice there is a bubble; and then the abyss. Zodiac is planetary prison of demons; don't believe in horoscopes or you'll exhibit the traits of the trapped demons. Most thoughts and dreams are from demons; demons never do good. Sleep fully clothed; pray the Jesus prayer. Pray to your guardian angel to have normal sleep. Vyacheslav Krasheninnikov was the last prophet before Apostle John (who wrote the Book of Revelation), Enoch, Elijah, resurrected Seraphim of Sarov, and resurrected Sergius of Radonezh will preach against the antichrist. Humans were created about 7525 years ago. Birds participate in time creation. It's a sin to kill birds. Dinosaurs live under our level; they will get out through sinkholes and lakes; to kill them, go for their nerves. Save the birds; but kill the dinosaurs. First dinosaur will come out of Volga River in Russia. Scientists don't see dinosaurs under our level because of radiation. Sinkholes happen because people dig for resources underground and because earth is heating up. Demons grow human skin (from a sample taken during abduction) and put it on so as to look like us. Demons will invite people to be healed inside their UFOs; those who go will be like zombies after. Gov't provides demons with diamonds and allows demons to abduct people. If you're being abducted, slowly pray the Jesus prayer. Don't panic. Demons use diamonds and souls to power their UFO craft. The bigger the diamond, the more it lasts. Demons have 4 UFO bases: 1)moon 2)inside fake mountain Kailash (Tibet) 3)in lake Baikal in Russia 4)in Atlantis which is underneath double ocean floor of Mariana Trench (Pacific Ocean). There are no aliens. Nobody lives on other planets. Airplanes that go down are hit by demons because they need the airspace to fight Jesus. Antichrist is pale with red eyes. He's possessed by Satan since he's 12 years old [Lavrentiy Chernigovskiy]. He flies super fast; deceived people will say: "Christ is here; Christ is there" when he's flying from one city to the next very fast. He wears gloves to hide long nails. He's surrounded by demons who appear as angels of light. Antichrist will trick people that he can do mountain moving and resurrection using holograms/hypnosis; fire from the sky is real because of pollution gases in the atmosphere. Antichrist will have food only for 6 months; then he will feed his 666ed people flour from mashed up turtles (Tavrion Batozskiy), but this won't be enough because 666ed people are 10 times as angry and 7 times as hungry as normal people even though 666ed people became shorter (3-4 feet tall = 80 - 120 cm) because nanochips do function of organs (organs diminish) [Nilus Myrrhgusher]. If you have a lot of nanochips in your forearm, then you will not be able to make proper Orthodox sign of the cross (last mercy for you will be to cut your forearm off). Nanochips are sprayed by the gov't using chemtrails; they're also in gov't food and medicine; so, eat food from your own garden. In case garden is destroyed by ice from the sky, have chickens for eggs and goats for milk (Paisios). Lipstick contains cells of aborted fetuses, dog fat, and placenta; human flesh is in McDonalds, Pepsi, toothpaste, antiaging, anticancer, vaccines, perfume, etc.; that's why you should not be using anything that modern society has to offer. You're better off hiding within a 10-12 people group in order to escape Apocalypse. During Apocalypse, Chrtistians will eat dirt from under pussywillowtree as it's filled with tears of Theotokos Virgin Mary; this water will flee if a 666ed person tries to get it. Barcode is Druid black magic curse; QRcode is Mayan curse; when food is scanned, it becomes dead because laser is a substance from demons. Don't go into a UFO to be healed by demons. Green 666 is given by isotope rays on wrist or forehead when people stretch hands to receive small plastic grey card with no name on it (World Passport). It doesn't just have to be during this procedure (could be anything you sign up for or anywhere where there is a secret scanner); biometrics (fingerprints, eyes scan) or getting picture for passport are very dangerous because they could mark you secretly. Gabriel Urgebadze said that they do it on index finger when they scan your finger. Basically, try to avoid new documents at all cost. Police will microchip and isotope ray people on highways. Chipped people will be influenced by computers to take grey plastic card; but when they do, green mark by isotope rays is given on forehead/wrist. Food stores will isotope ray people too. Antichrist will also release prisoners to mark people. Reject 666 at all cost because it leads to permanent hell. If you're about to be marked, pray the Jesus prayer. Hide with Orthodox Christians to escape 666; leave all electronics behind so that antichrist's minions can't track you; burn documents because they're from Satan. The Most Holy Trinity gives you a name during baptism; devil gives an antiname during antibaptism (ex. Social Security Number). People who die with these Satanic documents go to concentration camp in hell to await Final Judgement; once the BEAST Computer is burned down, souls will be released for Final Judgement. That's why you should give back documents of your deceased relatives back to the gov't so that the gov't cancels these digital antichristian names given during antibaptism by the beast system; or just burn these documents because gov't could get upset and could send demons to mark you because of this outright act of defiance. Prophecy from half a millennium ago describes Final Judgement like this: Jesus was very upset with people who had little boards (plastic cards) in their hands because they wanted discount from the antichrist. Give to charity in the name of Archangel Michael; he rescues people from temporary hell twice a year [at midnight September 18-19 and similarly on November 20-21; pray at these times on your knees remembering the deceased by names (adding "and relatives by flesh up to Adam") so that they are rescued if they're in hell] (or brings them up a level, that is, to a level with less punishment; eventually, people are freed). Feed the pigeons; when pigeons bow down, people are saved from temporary hell. It's a big sin to remember the dead with wreaths (because demons put these wreaths on their necks if they're in hell with their hands tied up behind their back while hanging by their hands), meat, alcohol, sweets, and worldly music. Demons print icons of saints in newspapers so that you throw these newspapers in the trash blaspheming these saints. Crosses on soles of shoes and back of pants are blasphemy. Demons make carpets with crosses and put them on sidewalks so that people walk on crosses. Playing cards mock how Jesus suffered on the cross: clubs (cross on which Jesus was crucified), diamonds (four nails Jesus was crucified with), hearts (sponge with vinegar that Jesus was given to drink),spades (spear with which Jesus was pierced).Cremation is devil worship; only blasphemers such as Lenin should be burned; if Lenin is buried, earth will be polluted, and China will attack Russia because of this.After China attacks Russia, Ruski Orthodox Tsar (shown by resurrected Seraphim of Sarov) will come to power in Russia;this Tsar will slay traitors inside church and gov't; as a result, Russia will be the only country not under the antichrist.Ecumenism = 263 heresies;each heresy leads to hell. In 2006 in Moscow (that's why Moscow will sink),representatives from most religions signed a document where it says that all religions worship the same Supreme Being [aka the devil]. Priests who participate in ecumenism will have Pagans walking on their heads in hell. Arkhimandrite Antonin Kapustin left a prophecy that Church of All Russian Saints in Gorny Monastery, Ein Karem, Israel will be blessed by forerunner of antichrist; Patriarch Kirill of Russia and Mark of Berlin blessed this church in 2007. When priests pray for current gov't (instead of praying for future Tsar),Jesus gets up from His throne and turns His back to them. Forgive me.

    Source(s): Women wear headscarves tied at the front to prevent headaches from sky pushing down and to prevent throat cancer. Mega-tsunami for New York will be 400 meters; then engulfed-in-lava Los Angeles will be flooded too; also, asteroid destroys Gulf of Mexico; only Alaska, Eurasia, and Africa remain (obviously without coasts). 1st big earthquake in Russia; 2nd bigger one in China (will be split in half; radiation!); 3rd biggest will be in the USA (Greek Orthodox monk Elidiy from Africa); forgive me.
  • 6 months ago

    Ridiculous.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Don't like it one bit.

    Portland is unable to support a minor league team.

    Montreal couldn't support a Major league team.

    Realignment and expansion is not needed

  • David
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    I've never liked any of your "expansion/realignment plans". This one make no more sense than any of your other ideas.

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  • 6 months ago

    St Louis is further south than Cincinnati. One of the Florida teams has to stay in the AL. Houston should go back to the NL where it belongs and Milwaukee should go back to the AL where it belongs. Colorado stays in the NL.

    Montreal didn't support the team it had (and even if it got a franchise, I believe Washington still owns the rights to Expos, so it would have to be something else). I'd rather see a team in the Carolinas - if they'll support basketball and hockey, they'll support baseball, and the Marlins can go there. South Florida doesn't support the local teams, far too many transplants from elsewhere who support the teams of wherever they're from. Tampa Bay can move to Portland.

    So you can still have the same format you have now - three five-team divisions and the same playoff structure. I would also get rid of interleague play.

    My version would look like this:

    AL

    East

    New York

    Boston

    Toronto

    Baltimore

    Detroit

    Central

    Minnesota

    Milwaukee

    Cleveland

    Chicago

    Kansas City

    West

    Los Angeles

    Oakland

    Texas

    Seattle

    Portland

    NL

    East

    New York

    Washington

    Philadelphia

    Atlanta

    Carolina

    Central

    St Louis

    Chicago

    Pittsburgh

    Houston

    Cincinnati

    West

    Los Angeles

    Colorado

    Arizona

    San Diego

    San Francisco

    A team would play each of its division rivals 18 times - 9 home, 9 away. That accounts for 72/162. It would play each team from the other two divisions -10 of them - 9 times each. That's the remaining 90 games. And the schedule would alternate years. One year, a team would play two three-game series at home out of the three, against one division, and against the other division they would do the opposite. The following season, this would be reversed. One year, the Yankees would only have to make the western road trip once and play those teams at home six times. Against the Central teams, they play 15 home games total and 30 away. And the following season, it's the opposite. If you're a Yankee fan living in Kansas City, you would see them come to town two different series during the one season and the next you'd see them just once.

  • 6 months ago

    The Marlins were a mistake, I think just relocate them to Montreal and revive the Expos.

    No need for more expansion teams, just create a salary cap to help attract fans rather than bandwagoners.

  • Kyle
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    interesting layout. especially with the Reds in the South. i know some teams have to be the "odd man out", but still weird.

  • 6 months ago

    I don't. No expansion please. There isn't enough pitching to go around now.

  • Bob
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    First MLB second does not need to expand,second they won't put another team in Montreal and I think it's really questionable if Portland can and would support a MLB franchise,third I can't see them changing the wild card as you suggested.

    • Bob
      Lv 7
      6 months agoReport

      Even if he did say that, it's not up to him, he works for the owners,not the other way around.

  • 6 months ago

    MLB is a dying Sport

    • Alice6 months agoReport

      So was football in the early 90's.

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