A visual representation of soul-killing collapses


This is not for the weak-of-stomach, at least in Boston and Atlanta. But it’s fantastic all the same.

From Sportsclubstats.com, they’re graphs representing the probability of reaching the playoffs throughout the season for both the Braves and the Red Sox. Yes, we all can intellectually understand just how swiftly each team snatched failure from the mouth of success, but it’s something else altogether to see it set forth with steep downward slopes like this.