Friday, October 30, 2020

Newsletter Excerpt, October 30, 2020 -- "Coda"

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"Keep in mind that had Snell been allowed to face Mookie Betts and Corey Seager, it would have been his sixth time seeing them in a week. On Tuesday night, Anderson faced Mookie Betts and Corey Seager for the second time in the Series. I think you have to really want to believe facing a reliever a second time is a greater repeat risk than facing a starter a sixth time to make that argument."