World Series by the numbers

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    Home plate umpire Bill Miller makes the call as Boston Red Sox David Ross tags out St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina as he tries to score from second on a single by Jacoby Ellsbury during the seventh inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series Monday

    Home plate umpire Bill Miller makes the call as Boston Red Sox David Ross tags out St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina as he tries to score from second on a single by Jacoby Ellsbury during the seventh inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series Monday

    The Red Sox and Cardinals are down to a three game series to determine the winner of this year’s World Series.  The stats could scarcely have predicted the wild finishes over the weekend in games 3 and 4–finished on an obstruction call and a first-ever pickoff respectively.  NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller crunched the numbers with Sean Forman, Founder and Owner of Baseballreference.com.

    Listen to their conversation in the audio player above.  

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