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MLB Divided More Like NFL?

After reading this article this morning, I was inspired to blog. I personally like the wild card but I admit the Sox could have tried harder this weekend.

I've never understood why the Nation League has 16 teams and the American League has only 14. Why not 15 each? Having teams hurting for money makes it hard to think about making even more teams but what do I know? Also, I've never understood why the Phillies and the Pirates are National League. One should be in the American League.

The teams the writer of the piece put into the North and South divisions are crazy. Detroit, Minnesota (Where from Mary Tyler Moore re-runs I understand it snows year round.) and Colorado in the South? Really?

To that end here are my suggestions for division break up:

AL East
Boston Red Sox
Cleveland Indians
New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies

AL North
Detroit Tigers
Minnesota Twins
Toronto Blue Jays
Chicago White Sox

AL South
Baltimore Orioles
Kansas City Royals
Tampa Bay Rays
Expansion Team

AL West
Los Angeles Angels
Oakland A's
Seattle Mariners
Texas Rangers

NL East
Cincinnati Reds
New York Mets
Washington Nationals
Expansion Team

NL North
Colorado Rockies
Chicago Cubs
Milwaukee Brewers
Pittsburgh Pirates

NL South
Atlanta Braves
Florida Marlins
Houston Astros
St. Louis Cardinals

NL West
Arizona Diamondbacks
Los Angeles Dodgers
San Diego Padres
San Francisco Giants

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