Originally Posted by HometownHero
They are by dfault they play in a park that is .347-390-415-375-350 so their BABIP is high due to 4 infielders and 3 outfielders not being enough to cover that much ground. They had a .348 BABIP at home and just .292 on the road, their pitchers have a .343 BABIP at how showing its the just the park inflating it once they started to use the humidor.
And the Cardinals had a .331 BABIP at home also due to having a spacious ballpark. They also had the 3rd highest GB% and GB go for hits at a much higher rate than FB's.
While simple random variation plays a factor, it's not the only factor.