The last 5 WS winners won 81, 84, 71, 76, and 88 games the year after their title.
Interestingly, the last 5 WS losers fared much better, winning 87, 95, 90, 93, and 93 games, which at least suggests if there's a hangover effect it's not (entirely) related to the duration of the postseason.
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Since the All-Star break, Zobrist has been pretty much back to normal from an OBP perspective, and he's also getting plenty of day's off. The power still isn't there, but I doubt that's something that anything short of an offseason or simply more distance from the injury is going to help with.
- Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:38 am
- Forum: Minor Leagues
- Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-3-17
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Filiere with a HR and walk to start the day, looks like he's heating up for Eugene after struggling for a couple weeks. 9 for his last 21 with a 2B, 2 HR, and 6/3 K/BB
- Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:30 am
- Forum: Cubs Discussions
- Topic: Send Schwarber Down!!
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Yes, if you exclude the best games in a 20 game stretch because reasons, that 15 game line will look worse. Even if you inexplicably exclude the White Sox series, his OPS is like .785. Schwarber is getting shielded because he's being platooned at the moment, but the idea that he hasn't been good sin...