Didi Gregorious, bless his heart said something too. As for your second comment, the playoffs already have little value as it is. I get adding the second wild card but this is just terrible. It will end the second a sub .500 wins the World Series.
Yeah, he's a problematic douchebag but I agree with that. Broken clocks and such.
This is just going to encourage low spending teams to continue what they've been doing. And giving the best team a bye for a week is almost putting them at a disadvantage.