Baseball didn't start out as a spectator sport, merely a pastime for children, farm boys, or city folk with enough open park space to play in. Three strikes were the rule and fastballs weren't permitted, to allow rank novices to have a chance at putting the ball in play for some healthful fun and a little light competition. In early variants the pitcher was required to suit the batter's preference as to low or high pitches.
What if we were devising rules made for spectators and played by
In your Friday update of playoff scenarios, you have that the Twins are relegated to the 3 seed due to max of 88 wins and Texas having 89, but further down you still show a scenario where somehow the Twins have the tiebreaker over Texas and could get the 2 seed. I think there's a part that can be edited out.