‘‘The fact they rarely make mistakes,’’ is how Torre explained his choice. ‘‘Whatever sport you’re looking at it’s usually the team that makes the least mistakes that has the most success.’’
Of course, trying hard doesn’t hurt either, which is why I'm picking South Korea this time around.
Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jlitke(at)ap.org and follow him at Twitter.com/JimLitke.