Recapping Game 5 of the 2018 World Series, won by the Red Sox to clinch another championship.
Eight of the top ten grossing films of 2017 were sequels, remakes, or prequels. The same can be said for 2016, and again in only slightly decreasing numbers the deeper you trace backwards through the new millenium. Ours is the era of the remake, the rehash, the repeat. It is almost as if the future…
Game 1 of the World Series included several unpredictable moments, but none like the three-run, pinch-hit home run off the bat of Boston’s Eduardo Nuñez, whose blast over the Green Monster put the game out of reach.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gains a tactical advantage for Game 7 by having Clayton Kershaw available in relief.
Chase Utley helped the Dodgers get it done in Game 6. That it wasn’t pretty doesn’t matter in the World Series.
Like your parents asking about the best friend in high school with whom you haven’t had contact in years, some fans see only the Kershaw that they remember.
Beyond just the known variables of the office dynamic, managers have to grapple with the specter of the known unknowns.
Sometimes, it’s easier to have your starter get lit up for eight runs in three innings so that you know you’re out and there’s no sense in trying and you can just let the best members of your bullpen rest for tomorrow.
Astros were on the ropes in the last round of the fight, but they fought back. Now they’re heading home with the Series tied instead of being down 0-2.
So buckle up. We have a Series, everyone
Using advanced win calculations to evaluate Fall Classic underdogs.