Pre-Spring Training Picks

Before spring training hits, I’m going to post my early season picks of division winners, World Series pick and awards. After spring training, I’ll have a new list of picks as I see how the team was performing, any injuries and late free agent pick-ups.

AL East
Boston Red Sox: 93-69
New York Yankees: 89-73
Tampa Bay Rays: 81-81
Baltimore Orioles: 75-87
Toronto Blue Jays: 69-93

AL Central
Detroit Tigers: 88-74
Cleveland Indians: 85-77
Kansas City Royals: 82-80
Chicago White Sox: 78-84
Minnesota Twins: 64-98

AL West
Texas Rangers: 95-67
Los Angeles Angels: 86-76
Oakland Athletics: 84-78
Seattle Mariners: 77-85
Houston Astros: 70-92

NL East
Atlanta Braves: 90-72
Washington Nationals: 87-75
Philadelphia Phillies: 79-83
New York Mets: 70-92
Miami Marlins: 64-98

NL Central
Cincinnati Reds: 87-75
St. Louis Cardinals: 85-77
Pittsburgh Pirates: 79-83
Milwaukee Brewers: 76-86
Chicago Cubs: 67-95

NL West:
Los Angeles Dodgers: 97-65
Arizona Diamondbacks: 90-72
San Diego Padres: 82-80
San Francisco Giants: 75-87
Colorado Rockies: 67-95

AL Wild Card game: Yankees over Angels
NL Wild Card game: Diamondbacks over Nationals

AL Division game: Rangers over Tigers
AL Division game: Yankees over Red Sox
NL Division game: Dodgers over Reds
NL Division game: Braves over Diamondbacks

AL Championship game: Rangers over Yankees
NL Championship game: Dodgers over Braves

2014 World Series: Dodgers over the Rangers in 6 games.

Awards
NL MVP: Catcher Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
AL MVP: Outfielder Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels
NL CY: Pitcher Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
AL CY: Pitcher David Price, Tampa Bay Rays
NL ROY: Pitcher Archie Bradley, Arizona Diamondbacks
AL ROY: Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees
NL MOY: Don Mattingly, Los Angeles Dodgers
AL MOY: Ron Washington, Texas Rangers
NL EOY: Ned Colletti, Los Angeles Dodgers
AL EOY: Brian Cashman, New York Yankees
NL CPOY: BJ Upton, Atlanta Braves
AL CPOY: Mark Teixeira, New York Yankees

Those are my early picks and we’ll see what changes next prediction article once spring training concludes!

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waldo

I'm going to JJC to become a police officer, I will get my Associate's degree after this semester. Then next semester I may go to Lewis Unniversity to finish my Bachlor's degree. I write for my beloved Cubs because I like too and it's fun. Go Cubs!

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