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Byrnes = Pot, Rockies = Kettle

Byrnes = Pot, Rockies = Kettle

If the Arizona Diamondbacks "outplayed" the Colorado Rockies in the NLCS as Eric Byrnes suggests, then the Snakes got outplayed during the previous 165 games. The Diamondbacks finally got the results that all of their numbers suggested in an ugly playoff sweep.

As everyone in baseball by now knows, the 2007 Diamondbacks became the fourth team in history to make the postseason despite allowing more runs than they scored. They also scored more runs than we would expect given their hitting statistics and allowed fewer runs than their pitching numbers suggest. In fact, the Diamondbacks finished last in the NL West in third order wins, which accounts for... Recommended Stories

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