Wow ~ I thought the fear of a MLB lockout removed was big news. Now ~ per AP News Break:
New change to All Star game. Best record determines World Series start. No more "winner takes the brass ring".
NEW YORK (AP) — "The league that wins baseball's All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the better regular-season record.
"The change was included in Major League Baseball's tentative new collective bargaining agreement and disclosed early Thursday to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the agreement. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of the deal, reached Wednesday evening in Irving, Texas, had not been announced."
"In addition, players and management agreed the minimum stay on the disabled list will be reduced from 15 days to 10."
For more details go to AP News Break news ..... Fantastic NEWS!!!