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Tuesday, June 06, 2006

A 19 Inning Affair

For those who have been following my column on BP you might know that I've been writing the past couples weeks about the Win Expectancy (WX) framework developed by Keith Woolner and applying it to big plays and big comebacks. Well, this week I'll make some additions to those columns by including a few games that were left out of the analysis.

But in discussing some of those reader Jeff Bullington brought up the Mets/Braves game played on July 4, 1985 that went 19 innings and ended in a 16-13 Mets victory in the wee hours of the morning after 6 hours and 10 minutes. Jeff thought it would be interesting to look at the WX graph for that game and so here goes (click on the link to make it larger).

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