The System carries Rays back to ALDS and maybe beyond

Thursday October 3rd, 2013
The defensive strategies of Joe Maddon and the pitching of Alex Cobb are a big reason Tampa Bay is headed to Fenway Park.
Tony Dejak/AP

Manage from the start as if it will be a low-scoring game. In games the Dodgers lost with Kershaw on the mound, the winning team averaged just 3.79 runs.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.