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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Yankees Make an Expected and Potentially Superb Manager Hiring

For several weeks now their has been heavy speculation surrounding Aaron Boone as the favorite to land the Yankees managerial job. So, it is no surprise that the announcement has finally been made. However, the surprising aspect of it all, is the transition of types of managers the Yankees are making. Joe Girardi was at the helm of the prestigious organization for ten seasons. During that time the Yankees won one World Series Title and made the playoffs six times. Before Girardi was with the Yankees he had a dense resume as a coach. The manager before Girardi, Joe Torre, also Continue reading Yankees Make an Expected and Potentially Superb Manager Hiring

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World Series Preview/Prediction

Houston Astros (101-61) vs Los Angeles Dodgers (104-58) This is a battle of clearly the best two teams all year in terms of records, however, now that September and most of October have rolled out, some things have changed. The last time the Astros won their division was back in 2001, but the last time the Dodgers won theirs is the last 5 seasons. But, it’s been 29 years since LA has been in the World Series, but only 12 since the Astros have. Both squads have a young manager at the helm, an incredible ace on the mound, and Continue reading World Series Preview/Prediction

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NLCS Preview/Prediction

Chicago Cubs (92-70) vs Los Angeles Dodgers (104-58) Cubs key to winning: Rizzo and Bryant can’t carry this team alone on offense and expect to keep up with the Dodgers lineup. Others are going to need to step up. Heyward is going to need to play more often in this series, as big defensive plays for the Cubs are going to help cut down the Dodgers’ offense. Dave Roberts has done a great job with LA, but Joe Maddon is far and away the better manager; leverage that. Dodgers key to winning: With Seager out for the entirety of the Continue reading NLCS Preview/Prediction

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