Red Sox in the World Series
Stathead extraordinaire Eric Van, from Cambridge, was drilling down into the numbers and scrubbing the data on the Sox getting more walks than hits during Game 2. Van correctly predicted that Jonathan Papelbon would come in to pitch to Matt Holliday in the eighth no matter what happened with the first two batters of the inning.
World Series Game 2: The scene at Fenway
Stathead extraordinaire Eric Van, from Cambridge, was drilling down into the numbers and scrubbing the data on the Sox getting more walks than hits during Game 2. Van correctly predicted that Jonathan Papelbon would come in to pitch to Matt Holliday in the eighth no matter what happened with the first two batters of the inning.
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