What the World Series taught us:

Let’s get something out of the way first:  The strategy of using an opener works...when a very good starting pitcher is not available to pitch for you. If you have a choice between a) alternating 4 or 5 relievers over 9 innings, or b) trying to get 5 to 7 good innings from your 4th … Continue reading What the World Series taught us:

ALCS preview

We’re going in a slightly different direction with the blog today – this post will be shorter and less analytical than most.  I woke up this morning with the intention of doing an exhaustive preview of the ALCS, but there really isn’t anything about Houston or the Yankees that we don’t already know.  At this … Continue reading ALCS preview