Baseball Daily World Series Sims

Strat-O-Matic ran a simulation of the 2016 World Series that generated a lot of
 publicity for the incredible accuracy of its individual player statistic predictions.
How life-like were the results? Take a look…
Here is a list of the Baseball Daily simulations that came to life in the 2016 World Series:
·         Cleveland shutouts in Games 1 and 3 (including the exact 1-0 score of Game 3!)
·         Jose Ramirez goes 3-for-4with 2 RBI in Game 1 (ACTUAL: 3-for-4 with 1 RBI)
·         Trevor Bauer pitches 3 and 2/3 innings in Game 2
·         Kyle Schwarber has a big Game 2, driving in several runs
·         A Carlos Santana home run powers Cleveland to a Game 4 win
·          Jon Lester pitches a Game 5 gem en route to a Cubs win
·         Combined team stats through three games: 18 runs, 43 hits, 3 errors (ACTUAL: 13 runs, 43 hits, 2 errors)
·         A 10-inning game in the series
·         The first five game winners predicted correctly

And here is a list of the Baseball Daily simulations that came to life in the 2015 World Series:
·         Kansas City wins first two games at home
·          Jeurys Familia blows the save in a game that ends in 14 innings
·         Home runs by Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon in Game 1
·         Matt Harvey allows three earned runs in Game 1
·         New York’s bullpen implodes in Game 1
·          Jacob deGrom allows four earned runs in Game 2
·          Johnny Cueto allows one earned run in Game 2
·         David Wright hits a clutch home run in Game 3; New York wins the game
·         Michael Conforto hits a home run in Game 4 (ACTUAL: Conforto hit two HRs in the game)
·         Harvey dominates in Game 5: 7ip, 0 runs, 4h, 1bb, 8k (ACTUAL: Harvey’s pitching line through seven innings was identical, short of one strikeout. Manager Terry Collins left Harvey in to pitch longer and New York surrendered the lead in the ninth inning).

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