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MLB Adds Second Wild Card: The Boston Red Sox and 7 Teams Jumping for Joy

The month of October just got a lot more interesting for Major League Baseball players and fans alike.

ESPN's Buster Olney is reporting that the MLB is almost ready to announce a 10-team postseason field effective this October.

The proposed deal would add one wild-card playoff spot to both the American League and the National League, with the No. 4 and No. 5 seeds facing off, while the top three seeds enjoy a first-round bye.

This is great news for certain teams who play in tough divisions like the AL East and the NL East, who have seen one team dominate the division for long periods of time.

Without further ado, here are seven teams who will benefit from the added wild-card spots:

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