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Strategy changes and mysteries

10/28/2013
David Ortiz delivered a speech in Game 4; he's been delivering hits in every game. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

ST. LOUIS -- It was just after midnight Monday morning, and the only folks left on the field at Busch Stadium were the camera crews and a other few stragglers, including colleague Tim Kurkjian, producer Shawn Fitzgerald and me.

“Do you have any idea who is going to win Game 5?” I asked Tim.

“I haven’t had any idea who is going to win this whole time,” Tim replied.

Nope. Because who knew that Game 3 would end with an obstruction call, for the first time ever in the postseason, and that Game 4 would end with a pickoff, for the first time ever in the World Series?