That’s why both teams are where they are, but obviously only one can emerge as champions in the World Series. So who has the advantage?
Here’s a look around the Internet to see which team is getting the advantage at each position. MLB ’s Alden Gonzalez, Sports Illustrated’s Cliff Corcoran and Jay Jaffe, and Bleacher Report’s Ely Sussman wrote position-by-position breakdowns for the Series, and here’s how it all shakes out.
MLB : Red Sox Sports Illustrated: Cardinals Bleacher Report: Cardinals
Noteworthy: MLB says that because the Red Sox went 3-0 against Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander, they can neutralize the Cardinals rotation, which the other two outlets say is the better group. However, Bleacher Report says the advantage is just a slight one, and SI says that Joe Kelly and Lance Lynn are the two weakest starters in the Series "
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