After 162 regular-season games, the 2012 MLB postseason has finally arrived. The 2012 MLB playoffs will be different than those in the past, because this is the first season that two wild-card teams in each league will be involved. This adds yet another element to an event that was already special.
This piece should serve as your complete guide to the 2012 MLB playoffs. It provides background on the teams involved, the first-round matchups and game schedules, as well as predictions for how things will shake out.
October baseball is always fun to watch, and it produces a number of great moments. Think back to David Freese's home run against the Texas Rangers, Kirk Gibson's walk-off and Billy Buckner's blunder. It is quite possible that we could see yet another fantastic moment like this during the 2012 MLB postseason.