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Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason
Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason

Before David Freese had one of the best postseasons in baseball history, Albert Pujols came forward to offer advice. This was Freese's first time in the playoffs, and Pujols wanted to impart some wisdom. "It goes by fast," Freese recounted Pujols saying. "So have fun with it." By that point, Pujols had reached the playoffs for the seventh year. He had won a World Series title. He had the all-important postseason experience — 56 games of it. And those 56 games led him to this secret to postseason success: There really isn't a secret at all. Around baseball, the collective wisdom states that the more playoff experience you have, the better...

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