No Ties Allowed

Sport in the US seems to abhor the concept of a draw; there has to be a winner in every contest. I can understand that in an elimination situation such as the post-season a definite result is needed, but during a regular season league match I do not understand the rationale. Yesterday, the Oakland As lost to the Seattle Mariners 7-8, in a baseball game that ran to fifteen innings. A regular game is nine innings. The game with the most innings in MLB history had 26 innings and still ended in a tie

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