Found October 14, 2012 on The Crazy Crabbers:
The National League Championship series features a pair of teams that within the last few days were both on the brink of elimination and were fighting for their postseason lives. This round only ones teams magical season will continue. The odds slightly favor the Giants (primarily because of home field advantage if this goes seven games) but I am expecting just about anything to happen. Here is the statistical breakdown for each squad: Offense AVG OBP SLG wOBA wRC+ Giants 0.269 0.327 0.397 0.315 99 Cardinals 0.271 0.338 0.421 0.329 107 Pitching ERA- FIP- xFIP- Giants 97 101 101 Cardinals 97 95 95 The Cardinals are a better team than the Giants, but it is fairly close. On offense the Cardinals were the best hitting team in the NL this season while the Giants were the fourth best. On the pitching side, the teams are even in ERA- while the Cardinals have the edge in the fielding independent stati...
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