It's "Casual Friday," kids, you really didn't need to get all dressed up on my account. Except for you ... yes, you. You shine up like a brand new penny.
(Numbers next to team names are taken from Fangraphs and represent the team's percent chance of winning the World Series)
Detroit Tigers (15%)
Verlander got a win, Nathan got a save, and Kinsler got four RBI's - clearly, this team wins games by ignoring sabermetrics.
Boston Red Sox (7%)
Who wants to talk about baseball when Xander Bogaerts is tweeting (then quickly deleting) pictures of thong-wearing butts? The NSFW image is out there on the Internet. The SFW image is below:
Philadelphia Phillies (0%)
Won 1-0 over the Braves, after losing 1-0 to the Braves the night before. It's nice to see teams looking after each other's Pythagorean Expectation like that.
Toronto Blue Jays (3%)
They would have scored some runs in the 7-0 loss to Minnesota, but do you know how high the HST is right now?
Los Angeles Dodgers (11%)
"Ryu dominated." You're either reading an MLB headline, or you're browsing a Street Fighter forum.
St. Louis Cardinals (8%)
792-4859 - The phone number of a Waffle House in Texas, and also Jhonny Peralta's runs, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI's, walks, and strikeouts. While you're contemplating that, pass me the syrup.
New York Yankees (4%)
In the top of the second, they hit two triples. In the bottom of the second, they turned a triple play. Yeah, sure, the one night in five years that I didn't bet money on that happening.