Head-to-head record, not coin flip, likely to determine home field for tiebreakers

Updated: November 6, 2008, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

DANA POINT, Calif. -- No more flip decisions.

Rather than heads or tails, baseball general managers plan to recommend that sites for division and wild-card tiebreakers be decided by wins and losses.

"The team that performed better against the other team I think is the one that deserves to have home-field advantage, not an arbitrary coin flip," San Diego Padres general manager Kevin Towers said Thursday as the annual GMs meeting ended.

MLB staff is drafting a proposal for the ...

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