It's been a dry, but terrific, year for major league baseball in California.
In case you have been out illegally watering down your driveway, the four teams with highest win totals through Monday do business in our state.
Only our "fifth" baseball Beatle, San Diego, is failing to hold water with its un-statesmanlike 43-55 record. The
Why don't we just call it a season now and start the Golden State Series?
Maybe this dominance is one reason why Silicon Valley billionaire Tom Draper is trying to get a measure on the ballot to divide California into six states.
Why should one star on the U.S. flag hog all the baseball glory? Even as California dominates our national pastime, ESPN is no doubt planning its next extended-coverage broadcast of the Yankees\Red Sox, two storied franchises with a combined record of 97-100.
Eventually, though, all content providers outside of
The only xenophobic concern with our ongoing hit-and-run series, "The Californians," is baseball's kooky wild-card formula.
As it stands, three teams from the
That's just not fair.
This might be a perfect time for the
Using the new CFP plan, the committee could seed No. 1 Oakland against the No. 4 Dodgers in one semifinal series with the No. 2 Angels pitted against the third-seeded
This all-state extravaganza would save travel costs while giving left-out contenders Detroit, Milwaukee and Washington plenty of fodder to demand an eight-team playoff.