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They’re a very strong team, and I would of course bet on them to make the playoffs…but 94.5%?! No baseball team should ever be that much of a favorite. Pitching is too unpredictable. Defense is both a. hard to accurately measure and b. also unpredictable. Injuries are well beyond any projection system. Someone else in the NL Central will have a good year, they’re not all going to go 70–92.

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