(53) Is Clutch Pitching a Myth?

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By Scott Kahn and Pesach Wolicki. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The Dodgers didn't just blow it; the Nationals played really, really well. But yes, the Dodgers also blew it - and Dave Roberts deserves some of the blame. What ties his controversial playoff pitching decisions from the past three years together? Also: are Clayton Kershaw's postseason struggles a thing, or a statistical anomaly? Plus a few sentences about the right way and wrong way to predict a playoff series (or: was Pesach trash talking when he predicted a Nationals sweep, or was it based on analysis?).

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