Daily Cover: The Mets Signing of Sam McWilliams Is Indicative of the Current State of Baseball

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Sam McWilliams a six-year minor league free agent was signed out of relative obscurity by the Mets after a multi-team bidding war ensued over him. The reason? You guessed it. Analytics. In today's Daily Cover, Sports Illustrated senior writer Tom Verducci shares the unique story of McWilliams' metrics and how they landed him a spot on the Mets roster.


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