Yankees vs Detroit 60 Colorado vs San Francisco 57 Atlanta vs Mets 54 Minnesota vs Kansas City 53 Tampa Bay vs Baltimore 47 Cleveland vs White Sox 45 Oakland vs Angels 45 Texas vs Houston 43 Cubs vs Cincinnati 42This is the BETA version of a method of rating games for their potential to provide entertaining baseball. The formula is still in development, but is refined enough at the moment that it can guide you towards games where the batters will get on base and hit for power, the fielders cover ground and throw well and the pitchers induce the batter to swing. Games are rated on the 20-80 scale, with 50 being an average score.
Thursday, 28 August 2014
28 August 2014: Potentially Entertaining Game Scores
By virtue of its value in the race for the second Wild Card spot in the American League, this afternoon's game between the Yankees and the Tigers is potentially the most entertaining game of the day, by a little bit, over the game between the Rockies and the Giants. The Tigers once again have to draw on their minor-league reserves to send Kyle Lobstein out against Hiroki Kuroda. Overall, it is a mediocre, at best, day for marquee starting pitcher match-ups. Your best bet in this regard is, by a single point a surprising one — Collin McHugh vs Nick Tepesch, in the battle for Texas.