Baseball Wraps Up: Sportfolio (10/3)

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- With an exciting regular-season finish and an expanded post-season field, baseball braces for a profitable October. SABR President Vince Gennaro discusses trends in team-building and how the new playoff format changes the odds of reaching the World Series. Also, Dominic Chu interviews New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey, whose investment in the unpredictable knuckleball is finally paying off in big-league success. (Source: Bloomberg)

OPEC Output Cut May Not Drain Supply
17:30 - Oil is trading at a three-week low on concerns that OPEC is unable to make the kind of progress it needs to come to a consensus and to a tangible agreement from Vienna in late November. Bloomberg analysis shows that even if OPEC cuts, it still might not be enough to drain the surplus. Bloomberg's Wael Mahdi reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)
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