Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

How the postseason is different

about 3 days ago
Let’s say your team has an offensive philosophy wins you 96 games that season. That’s a pretty good deal; 96 wins will almost certainly put you in the playoffs. But remember; that 96-win philosophy is also going to give you 66 losses—you’re still losing about 41 percent of the time. On the other hand, who cares about those 66 losses if you make the postseason? But after you reach the post-season the game changes.

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