As I watch another college baseball season unfold, this thought occurred to me recently: how much do matchups really matter?
This is a year where we have a very small handful of teams with a significant talent advantage that bears itself out on a daily basis. Vandy, Arkansas, and Ole Miss come to mind. These teams are clearly beatable, as everyone is, but they seem to have more tools in the toolbox than the rest.
As for teams in the next tier, what makes the difference on any given day? Is it execution? Is it a matter of one style[…]