Well, my fellow Cubs fans, once again the American League has won the All-Star Game. (Ugh.) Which means that, once again, the AL's entrant in the World Series will have home-field advantage. And, once again, everybody is asking the same question: is this a fair arrangement? That's an especially pertinent question this season, as many playoff contenders - the Cubs included - are struggling to win on the road.
It's easy to call for the end of the "This Time it Counts" experiment, but then again, what's a better system? Should baseball go back to having home field advantage alternate between the two leagues? Or should it be determined by the two participants' won-lost record? Maybe a steel cage death match between the two owners? I'll leave it to you all to decide.