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The News Tribune’s “experts” make their season picks

Post by Ryan Divish on April 1, 2013 at 10:32 am with No Comments »
April 1, 2013 1:15 am

Here’s the so-called News Tribune “experts” predictions for the baseball season. I can predict that we will probably get much of this is wrong. But I think we are all happy the season is starting. Feel free to post your  own picks.

Ryan Divish’s picks …

divish pickAL West

  1. Los Angeles Angels
  2. Texas Rangers
  3. Oakland A’s
  4. Seattle Mariners
  5. Houston Astros

AL East

  1. Tampa Bay Rays
  2. Toronto Blue Jays
  3. Baltimore Orioles
  4. Boston Red Sox’
  5. New York Yankees

AL Central 

  1. Detroit Tigers
  2. Kansas City Royals
  3. Cleveland Indians
  4. Chicago White Sox
  5. Minnesota Twins

Wild cards

  • Texas
  • Toronto

ALCS: Tigers over Rays

  • MVP: Evan Longoria
  • Cy Young: Felix Hernandez
  • Rookie of the Year: Jackie Bradley Jr. 
  • Manager of the Year: Joe Maddon

NL East

  1. Washington Nationals
  2. Atlanta Braves
  3. Philadelphia Phillies
  4. New York Mets
  5. Miami Marlins

NL Central

  1. St. Louis Cardinals
  2. Cincinnati Reds
  3. Milwaukee Brewers
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates
  5. Chicago Cubs 

NL West

  1. San Francisco Giants
  2. Los Angeles Diamondbacks
  3. Arizona Diamondbacks
  4. ColoradoRockies
  5. San Diego Padres

Wild cards

  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Atlanta Braves

NLCS: Washington Nationals over Atlanta Braves

  • MVP: Joey Votto
  • Cy Young: Stephen Strasburg
  • Rookie of the Year: Jedd Gyorko 
  • Manager of the Year: Don Mattingly 

World series: Detroit Tigers over Washington Nationals

 John McGrath’s picks …

mcgrathAL WEST

  1. Texas Rangers
  2. Los Angeles Angels
  3. Oakland A’s
  4. Seattle Mariners
  5. Houston Astros

AL EAST

  1. Toronto Blue Jays
  2. TampaBay Rays
  3. Baltimore Orioles
  4. Boston Red Sox 
  5. New York Yankees

AL CENTRAL

  • Detroit Tigers
  • Kansas City Royals
  • Chicago White Sox
  • Cleveland Indians
  • Minnesota Twins

AL WILDCARDS

  • Los Angeles
  • Kansas City

AL DIVISION

  • Texas over Toronto
  • Detroit over LA Angels

ALCS: Detroit over Texas

  • AL MVP: Mike Trout, Angels
  • AL Cy Young: Felix Hernandez, Mariners
  • Rookie of they year: Jurickson Profar, Texas
  • Manager of the year: Ned Yost, Kansas City

NL West

  1. San Francisco Giants 
  2. Los Angeles Dodgers
  3. Arizona Diamondbacks
  4. San Diego Padres
  5. ColoradoRockies

NL EAST

  1. Washington Nationals
  2. Atlanta Braves
  3. Philadelphia Phillies
  4. New York Mets
  5. Miami Marlins

NL CENTRAL

  1. Cincinnati Reds
  2. Milwaukee Brewers
  3. St. Louis Cardinals
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates
  5. Chicago Cubs

NL Wildcard: LA Dodgers over Atlanta

NL Division

  • Washington over LA Dodgers
  • S.F. over Cincinnati

NLCS

Washington over San Francisco

  • NL MVP: Buster Posey, SF
  • NL Cy Young: Stephen Strasburg, Washington
  • NL Rookie of the Year: Adam Eaton, Arizona
  • NL manager of the Year: Davey Johnson, Washington

World Series

Washington over Detroit

Todd Dybas’ picks ….

dybasAL West

  1. Anaheim Angels
  2. Seattle Mariners
  3. Texas Rangers
  4. Oakland A’s
  5. Houston Astros

AL East

  1. Toronto Blue Jays
  2. TampaBay Rays
  3. Boston Red Sox
  4. New York Yankees
  5. Baltimore Orioles 

AL Central

  1. Kansas City Royals
  2. Detroit Tigers
  3. Chicago White Sox
  4. Cleveland Indians
  5. Minnesota Twins 

Wild cards

  • TampaBay
  • Detroit 

ALCS

Anaheim over Toronto

  • MVP: Albert Pujols, Angels
  • Cy Young: Felix Hernandez, Mariners
  • Rookie of the Year: Jurickson Profar, Rangers
  • Manager of the Year: Joe Maddon, Rays

NL East

  1. Washington Nationals
  2. Atlanta Braves
  3. Philadelphia Phillies
  4. New York Mets
  5. Miami Marlins 

NL Central

  1. Cincinnati Reds
  2. St. Louis Cardinals
  3. Milwaukee Brewers
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates
  5. Chicago Cubs 

NL West

  1. Los Angeles Dodgers
  2. San Francisco Giants
  3. Arizona Diamondbacks
  4. San Diego Padres
  5. ColoradoRockies

Wild cards

  • San Francisco Giants
  • Atlanta Braves
  • MVP: Joey Votto, Reds
  • Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers
  • Rookie of the Year: Jedd Gyorko, Padres
  • Manager of the Year: Don Mattingly, Dodgers

NLCS: Washington Nationals over Cincinnati Reds

World series: Washington Nationals over Anaheim Angels

Darrin Beene’s picks ….

beeneAL WEST

  1. LA Angels
  2. Oakland A’s
  3. Texas Rangers
  4. Seattle Mainers
  5. Houston Astros

AL EAST

  1. Toronto Blue Jays
  2. TampaBay Rays
  3. Baltimore Orioles
  4. NY Yankees
  5. Boston Red Sox

AL Central

  1. Detroit Tigers
  2. Kansas City Royals
  3. Chicago White Sox
  4. Cleveland Indians
  5. Minnesota Twins

Wildcard

  • TampaBay over Oakland

AL Division

  • Toronto over TampaBay
  • Detroit over LA Angels

ALCS

  • Toronto over Detroit
  • AL MVP: Jose Bautista, Toronto
  • AL Cy Young: Brett Anderson, Oakland
  • Rookie of the Year: Will Myers, TampaBay
  • Manager of the Year: John Gibbons, Toronto

NL West

  1. LA Dodgers
  2. San Francisco Giants
  3. Arizona Diamondbacks
  4. San Diego Padres
  5. ColoradoRockies

NL East

  1. Washington Nationals
  2. Atlanta Braves
  3. Philadelphia Phillies
  4. NY Mets
  5. Miami Marlins 

NL Central

  1. Cincinnati Reds
  2. St. Louis Cardinals
  3. Milwaukee Brewers
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates
  5. Chicago Cubs

NL Wild card

  • Atlanta over San Francisco

NL Division

  • Washington over Atlanta
  • Cincinnati over LA Dodgers

NLCS

Washington over LA Dodgers

  • NL MVP: Matt Kemp, LA Dodgers
  • NL Cy Young: Stephen Strasburg, Washington
  • Rookie of the year: Shelby Miller, St. Louis
  • Manager of the year: Davey Johnson

World Series

Washington over Toronto

 

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