Sony's MLB 11: The Show Predicts the World Series Winner

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by TRACY-MARK GORGAS / Special contributor to NWCN.com

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Posted on October 19, 2011 at 5:04 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 2 at 2:06 PM

With the 2011 World Series starting, people are making their predictions of who will win.  Their predictions will be based on statistics, gut feelings, guessing, and a little bit of luck.  Sony on the other hand has a game to simulate the entire series.  Sony used their game, MLB 11: The Show.  It predicted that the Texas Rangers will take the series in 6 games over the St. Louis Cardinals.  In their simulation Nelson Cruz was the World Series MVP.  The above video shows some highlights from their simulated game.

Is MLB 11: The Show good enough to pick the winner of the World Series?  We will soon find out.

Some stats from MLB 11: The Show’s World Series;

The game-by-game scores:

Game 1: St. Louis 2, Texas 1
Game 2: Texas 5, St. Louis 2
Game 3: St. Louis 7, Texas 5
Game 4: Texas 8, St. Louis 4
Game 5: Texas 4, St. Louis 3
Game 6: Texas 1, St. Louis 0
 
Notable Players:

For the Texas Rangers;
Nelson Cruz: 7-21, 2 HR, 2 2B, 8 RBI (World Series MVP)
Josh Hamilton: 7-24, 1 HR, GW hit in Game 6
Michael Young: 6-22, 3 2B, 5 RBI
Mike Adams: 3 G, 4.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 K

For the St. Louis Cardinals;
Lance Berkman: 5-20, 2 HR, 5 RBI
Matt Holliday: 6-21, 1 HR, 1 3B, 1 2B, 4 RBI
Chris Carpenter: 2 G, 15 IP, 3 ER, 12 K

For more information on MLB 11: The Show see Sony's web site.

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