Matt Carpenter homered twice, matched a career best with five hits and helped chase Corey Kluber in the shortest start of the right-hander's career in the St. Louis Cardinals' 11-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
This kid is going places. Or maybe he’s just watched Moneyball one too many times. In any case, he made an eerily accurate prediction for this year’s World Series in a video he posted way back on March 28! He uses a metric that he created called “The Connor Curve” which…you know what, I’ll just let him explain.
The city of Cleveland had gone 52 years without a sports championship before the Cavaliers downed the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals last spring. The Indians are four wins away from giving Cleveland its second title in four months.