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there are two wild card teams in the playoffs, one from the National league and one from the American league.

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Q: How many wildcard teams are in the MLb playoff?
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Can a NFL wildcard team play the division winner of their division in the wildcard playoff round?

Yes.In the NFL playoffs, teams play each other strictly by seed (3 plays 6 and 4 plays 5). Also, if the division winner was a 3 or 4 seed and the two wildcard teams came from that division, it would not be possible to keep teams from the same division from meeting in the wildcard round.This in different than the MLB playoffs where the wildcard team cannot play their division winner.


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How do you decide who wins if two teams in MLB tie season with same records?

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How many wild card teams make it to the MLB playoffs?

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What year was the MLB wildcard established?

The wildcard was established in 1994, but the season was shortened by a strike so the first team to win a wildcard was the Yankees in 1995. Three teams have won the World Series as a wildcard, the Red Sox in 2004, Angels in 2002 and the Marlins in 1997 and 2003.


How are the MLB playoff teams chosen?

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Was there a wildcard in the 2003 MLB playoffs?

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What MLB teams have won a playoff series after being down 3 games to 1?

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What is the wildcard race?

A wildcard in sports is spot or spots in the playoffs that are not bound by subdivsion(s) of a league. In MLB there are 3 divsions in each league and the team that finishes the season in first in each divsion moves on to the playoffs but there is one more spot in each leagues' playoffs that goes to the team that has the best recored of the teams that did not win there divsion, this is called the wildcard. Near the end of the regulear season the sports media will hilight the teams in or near the wildcard, this is th wildcard race

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