MLB Playoffs

The Cubs celebrate winning the 1998 Wild Card berth. (Tom Hauck/Allsport)

Report: Additional MLB Wild Cards A ‘Go’ For This Season

Two additional wild cards will be added for this season, meaning 10 teams will make the playoffs in Major League Baseball, according to a report.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Carlos Lee. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Owners Approve Extra Wild Card Teams, Astros Move To AL

Commissioner Bud Selig said owners approved two additional wild-card teams for the postseason, meaning 10 of the 30 teams make the playoffs.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Evan Longoria celebrates his walk-off home run that put the Rays in the playoffs. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Crazy Night In Baseball Ends With Two Major Collapses

A benchwarmer hitting .108 saves Tampa Bay. A $142 million star lets it slip away for Boston. A rookie closer falters in Atlanta. An ace delivers for St. Louis.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Carlos Pena

Pena Feeling Right At Home With Cubs

Carlos Pena hasn’t even had a chance to play a game as a Chicago Cub, but that hasn’t stopped him from feeling right at home with the organization and his new teammates.


American League Championship Series

Selig: No Change For 2011 Baseball Playoffs

There has been talk of several changes for the format and rules of the MLB Playoffs. But according to commissioner Bud Selig, there won’t be any changes for 2011 playoffs.