Posts tagged MLB Wildcard
Moneyball 2.0: How a $66 Million Payroll can Result in 97 Wins

This year’s American League Wild Card Game saw two teams from both ends of the spectrum battle it out in a winner take all. The New York Yankees had the 6th highest payroll in baseball this season and second highest in the American League, at $179 million. Meanwhile the Oakland Athletics came in with Major League Baseball’s lowest payroll of $66 million…

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NLDS Rockies vs Brewers: Analysis and Predictions

The Colorado Rockies entered the playoffs as the second-highest scoring offense in the entire National League. All of the sudden, they’ve gone cold, and the frustration has been evident. Chris Iannetta broke a bat over his leg following a strikeout. Nolan Arenado couldn’t stop talking to himself after whiffing on a badly hung breaking ball. Colorado has yet to score more than two runs in a game this postseason, and it has them on the brink of a swift exit.

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