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.
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Carlton Chin, CFA, is a fund manager, MIT-trained quantitative analyst, and co-author of "Who Will Win the Big Game?" He has been quoted by the Wall St. Journal, New York Times, and ESPN -- and worked with the Sacramento Kings on the 2014 NBA Draft.