I've never been a fan of the wild card and I've never been a fan of squeaking into the playoffs. That's because I always feel that as a fan, you want your team dominant and consistent and gelling going into the playoffs... and winning the division, because the perception is, we can roll over anyone at that point, and we're not limping in "with a chance".I know, we've squeaked in before and things happened. Sometimes the wild card saves a team and brings new life to a club in a "short season" as they say... but I just don't like the odds of that. That being said, Ken Davidoff of the New York Post has a great piece today titled, Yankees will make the playoffs if they reach this magic number. In it, he writes:"If the Yankees want to reasonably ensure a playoff berth, the number they should...

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