Posts tagged Astros
ALDS Series Preview: Astros vs Indians

These two teams had the two most valuable rotations in all of Major League Baseball in 2018. Cleveland finished the year at the top of the pile with a 22.9 fWAR while Houston was right behind them with a 22.5 fWAR. Their starters finished in the top three in baseball in ERA, xFIP and strikeout rate to name a just a few categories.

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Data Analysis on True Value of Home Field Advantage in the Playoff

From 2003 until 2017, Major League Baseball tried something different. Rather than giving home field advantage in the World Series to the team that won more games during the regular season, it was determined based on the outcome of each season’s All-Star Game. Just about everyone around the league hated this system, and it was eventually scrapped. But why the vitriol? Does it really make a difference where the games are played?

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