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2016 MLB predictions

Every year, I make my baseball predictions for the upcoming season. So, with no further ado…my picks.

American League

East

Central

West

1. Boston Red Sox 1.  Cleveland Indians 1.  Houston Astros
2. Toronto Blue Jays 2. Kansas City Royals* 2.  Texas Rangers*
3. NY Yankees 3.  Detroit Tigers 3.  LA Angels of Anaheim
4. Tampa Rays 4. Chicago White Sox 4.  Seattle Mariners
5.  Baltimore Orioles 5. Minnesota Twins 5.  Oakland A’s

Postseason:

Red Sox over Royals

Astros over Indians

Red Sox over Astros

 

National League

East

Central

West

1. Washington Nationals 1.  Chicago Cubs 1.  San Francisco Giants
2. NY Mets 2. Pittsburgh Pirates* 2.  Los Angeles Dodgers*
3. Miami Marlins 3.  St Louis Cardinals 3.  Arizona Diamondbacks
4. Philadelphia Phillies 4. Milwaukee Brewers 4.  San Diego Padres
5.  Atlanta Braves 5. Cincinnati Reds 5.  Colorado Rockies

Postseason:

Nationals over Giants

Cubs over Pirates

Nationals over Cubs

2016 World Series: Nationals over Red Sox

Postseason Awards/Predictions

American League National League
MVP Miguel Cabrera Bryce Harper
Cy Young Corey Kluber Clayton Kershaw
Rookie of the Year Byron Buxton Socrates Brito
Comeback Player of the Year Marcus Stroman Anthony Rendon
Breakout (batter) Blake Swihart Addison Russell
Breakout (pitcher) Matt Moore Patrick Corbin
Manager of the Year Terry Francona Dusty Baker
Batting Avg leader Miguel Cabrera Bryce Harper
Homerun Leader Jose Baurtista Nolen Arenado
Stolen Base Leader Jarrod Dyson Dee Gordon
Wins Dallas Keuchel Clayton Kershaw
Strikeouts Chris Sale Clayton Kershaw
Biggest Bust Todd Frazier Yasiel Puig
Surprise Team Cleveland Indians Miami Marlins