Source: FOX Sports 
1. Home cookin’
While Boston and St. Louis led their respective leagues with 97 regular-season wins, the Red Sox were a majors-best 53-28 at home.
2. Cards’ clutch hitting
No team was better at the plate with two outs and runners in scoring position than the Cardinals, batting a phenomenal .305 in the regular season — the next best team, Detroit, was .047 points back at .258.
3. The next Mr. October?
Certain guys just seem to step it up a notch when it’s playoff time. Who will it be this year?