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The Flyby: How to Build a Better Team

This week we have one FanPost to go over. The prompt asked you to look at what lessons we could learn from playoff teams. As we know, the Rays and Dodgers are presently in the World Series, with the Dodgers up two games to one. They have some real differences in how they approach team-building, too, so any answer could really have made sense.

What they said: Most sports tend to jump too quickly at new concepts and fail to think independently. This is most evident with super bullpens. Of the four Championship Series teams, three are known to be extremely analytics oriented.