The hiring of Elias would signal a philosophical shift for the Orioles, who were considered one of the least analytically inclined franchises in the game.
Melvin was rewarded for squeezing 97 wins out of an Oakland roster with the lowest payroll in all of MLB, while Snitker had the young Braves competing ahead of schedule and led the team to the NL East crown.
The new deal will keep Kershaw in Dodger blue at least through the 2021 season.
The team's World Series win comes at the end of a three-year cycle that began with a sudden and public disavowal of the analytics-based approach.
David Price pitches seven strong innings and Steve Pearce homers twice in Boston’s clinching 5-1 victory.
Boston overcomes late four-run deficit behind heroics of Steve Pearce and Rafael Devers.
Max Muncy’s home run lifts L.A. to 3-2 victory, ending longest game in Series history and trimming Boston’s lead to 2-1.
Pitching changes and concerns over sign-stealing are among the factors that have games ending the day after they started on the East Coast.
Left-hander delivers six strong innings as Boston pitching allows just three hits, retires final 16 Dodger hitters in order.
The victory celebration in Philadelphia featured tears of joy, leaps from hotel awnings and even a light-pole sword fight.