Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Day Boston Won The World Series And Total Reliance On Analytics Died In Dodger Town

The Dodgers got thumped as did the notion that a computer is a better manager than somebody with two eyes and common sense

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Game 4 Questions

Why does Los Angeles Dodgers’ manager Dave Roberts hate Rich Hill? Why does he love Ryan Madson despite Madson allowing the first five inherited runners to score so far in this series? Why does he keep pulling Hill when he’s really effective…like, say, just-struck-out-a-guy-and-has-a-one-hitter-and-a-four-run-lead-in-the-seventh-and-a-shutout-in-Game-4-of-the-World-Series effective? Why? Why? Why? Ansser: To bring in another left-handed reliever in Scott Alexander. Oh. Wait.

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