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Saturday, November 20, 2010
Good Pitching Beats Good Hitting: The 2010 SF Giants
Well the well-armed San Francisco Giants easily dispatched the Texas Rangers, further supporting the case that great pitching wins World Series. As shown in the upadted graph below, the Giants became the first World Series champion since the 1990 Cincinnati Reds to score less than 700 runs(about 4.3 runs per game) and since the 1989 Oakland A's to allow less than 3.6 runs per game.