The Major League Baseball Wild Card games are over and we have eight teams still standing. The St. Louis Cardinals have the best record (100-62) in baseball this year while the Toronto Blue Jays achieved the largest run differential (221 = runs scored minus runs against). But will they win the World Series? Here, we look at some interesting stats and indicators that have proven to be good predictors in the past. Some of these metrics are related to concepts of sports psychology, such as a focus on fundamentals, leadership, consistency, and minimizing errors.
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