The MLB’s Postseason Teams Were (Mostly) Obvious From The Start

A defining characteristic of Major League Baseball’s 2019 season — beyond the record home run totals — is how predictable it was. Of the 15 teams with the lowest preseason playoff probabilities, per FiveThirtyEight’s predictions, only the Oakland A’s exceeded 50 percent playoff odds at any point in the season. (The A’s, who opened the … Continue reading The MLB’s Postseason Teams Were (Mostly) Obvious From The Start