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Monday, October 23, 2006
  WS Roundtable part 4
Predicting post-season matchups is difficult at best (see Yankees vs Tigers, ALDS 2006)

If anyone had a Cards-Tigers World Series at the start of the season, they're lying

In keeping with the unpredictable nature of this Series, I relied on my Dungeons and Dragons training to roll up a result. My two passions - D&D and blogging about baseball... sorry ladies I'm taken.

As overseen by the accounting firm of Cheryl & Liam I devised the following test:

roll 1d6 - even = Detroit, odd = St.Louis

result: 3 - victory for St.Louis!

roll 1d6 again (I can't find my bag of dice, the D&D nerd's nightmare)

1 = sweep, 2-3 = 5 games, 4-5 = 6 games, 6 = 7 games

result: 3 - 5 games

Now to justify the results...

Albert Pujols is the best hitter in baseball, and will dominate this series, aided by a healthy Jim Edmonds and Scott Rolen. Chris Carpenter and a red-hot Jeff Suppan will win their starts, and rookie closer Adam Wainwright's wicked curveball will confound the free-swinging Tigers hitters.

Here's to a home game sweep in the next three games...
 
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