Houston Astros: Five reasons why all MLB teams should play each other

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The Final Takeaway

Another positive takeaway from potential change

Changing MLB scheduling would also mean that heartbroken Astros fans hurting this offseason—like only Riley Green’s single, “I Wish Grandpas Never Died,” can make a man feel his hurt—could get to see the Cardinals, Cubs, and Pirates at Minute Maid again each year. Who knows, maybe Jim Crane can suit up Biggio and Bagwell to take a couple of swings against the Redbirds.

At least, it could feel like the ole days when Houston was in the National League, right? I probably shouldn’t mention as I am writing this, Green’s song is on repeat, resulting in all of this nostalgia, making me miss being a kid in the Astrodome with my own grandfather—but, back to sports.

Next week, I’ll offer a unique proposal, utilizing the Houston Astros as an example, concerning how MLB teams can mathematically play every other team during a 162-game season.

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But first, how would you feel about MLB changing its scheduling so that all of the teams face one another every season?