Transcript for FiveThirtyEight: Cleveland vs. Chicago will be a battle of managers
Well Cleveland. We're sorry we doubted your Indians in the AL DS. And they swept the Red Sox we doubted them in the ALCS and they handled the Toronto Blue Jays with ease. If they're gonna win their first championship since 1948. They're gonna have to prove the numbers wrong again this time in the World Series against the Chicago Cubs who are you love model has favored. With a 63%. Probability of winning the World Series and ending their long run of championship futility. It doesn't write the cubs are number one in our viewer ratings they've been there pretty much off season they were historically dominant team for most of the year. But the Indians now are tied for number two after beating the blue jays in the ALCS setting up a rare match up between number one and number two. College football style. In the World Series you don't see that every year and one of the big things I'm keeping an eye and in the series are a bit too managers he got Joseph Maddon of the cubs. One of the smartest managers and all baseball and really early on the learning curve of the Saber metric movement. But he also Terry Francona the Indians who is showcase bullpen management that's light years ahead of anyone else in Major League Baseball during these playoffs. If you're looking for our World Series were tactics and strategy matter can be one of the most important World Series in years.
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