Here’s how baseball analytics are impacting the World Series

Colin Cowherd details how new baseball analytics are impacting the World Series between the Dodgers and Astros.

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- Analytics! Gave you 5 and 1/2 hours of baseball ending at 1:45 eastern time. Was it the best game ever played? Or is analytics hurting the game? Now the TV rating was great, and the series has been wild. But the new trend in baseball analytics now, the Dodgers Astros World Series, pull your starting pitchers early. The pocket protector guys say this is the way to win games. So Clayton Kershaw pulled in the fifth inning. Let's yank out a Cy Young winner and put in Kenta Maeda. Dodgers also pinch hit for their clean up hitter, because the analytics say that bench guy who's not good enough to start is really the key to winning the World Series game. The biggest World Series game in Dodgers recent three decade long history.

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