When Bud Selig and his friends brought you a bold new baseball world with two extra wild cards, this is exactly what they envisioned in their September dreams:
Four weeks left in the season. Fifteen teams within five games of a playoff spot. Drama in the standings just about everywhere you look.
That's the good news. … Now here's the bad news.
What they neglected to warn you about was one pesky little detail: The first week of October has a chance to be a train wreck.