2018 American League Postseason Predictions

Wild Card Game: Los Angeles Angels (87-75) vs Boston Red Sox (88-74) 8-2 Red Sox: Whether its Otani or Richards facing Sale, the Sox have too deep of a lineup to get out pitched in Fenway Park. Chris Sale has truly found his place in Boston, and although the Angels also have a very deep lineup, pitching beats hitting. ALDS New York Yankees (89-73) vs Cleveland Indians (93-69) 3-2 Yankees: Possibly the most even match up of them all, this matchup will come down to momentum and big plays. With one of the most powerful lineups of the past decade including Continue reading 2018 American League Postseason Predictions

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2018 American League Regular Season Predictions

West Houston Astros: 100-62 No doubt a juggernaut, especially when they will get Verlander for the whole season and have an addition in Gerrit Cole. The defending champs should keep rolling, as other than Wild Card type teams at best in the Angels and M’s there is no competition in that division. Los Angeles Angels: 87-75 Clearly this LA team means business after the offseason they had. After the additions of Cozart and Kinsler the Angels have one of the deepest lineups in baseball. Speaking of deep, their whole major league roster is deep, that is if the pitching staff Continue reading 2018 American League Regular Season Predictions

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2018 National League Regular Season Predictions

West Dodgers: 95-67 Only weakness may be the bridge to Jansen as Morrow is now a Cub. They will have to depend on another great season from Wood or a great season from another starter to backup Kershaw. However, a mid-season return from Urias could be perfect timing as the Dodgers schedule gets tough the last 3 months. Rockies: 89-73 A second season with Black at the helm of this young talented pitching staff and add Davis and Shaw to lead the bullpen, while the massive lineup supporting them is just too much to look away from. In addition young Continue reading 2018 National League Regular Season Predictions

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2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

The following is my ballot listed from most obvious to least obvious worthy of the Hall: Roger Clemens, Chipper Jones, Jeff Kent, Billy Wagner, Vladimir Guerro, Omar Vizquel, Trevor Hoffman, Manny Ramirez, Fred McGriff, Edgar Martinez. Like many years prior the ballot is stock full of talent that entertained the baseball world to the fullest at the height of their careers. However, due to the long list of possible deserving candidates some cuts had to be made. The Hall is for players, coaches, executives who have made a difference in baseball throughout history in their own ways that will be remembered Continue reading 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

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