2018 MLB World Series & Awards Predictions

MLB Awards

NL MVP – 1B Paul Goldschmidt Arizona Diamondbacks

AL MVP – OF George Springer Houston Astros

NL Cy Young – Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers

AL Cy Young – Justin Verlander Houston Astros

NL Rookie of the Year – OF Lewis Brinson Miami Marlins

AL Rookie of the Year – SS Willy Adames Tampa Bay Rays

NL Manager of the Year – Torey Lovullo Arizona Diamondbacks

AL Manager of the Year – Aaron Boone New York Yankees

Postseason Projections

NL Division Winners – Dodgers, Nationals, Cubs

NL Wild Card Winners – Diamondbacks, Cardinals

AL Division Winners – Astros, Yankees, Indians

AL Wild Card Winners – Red Sox, Angels

NLCS – Dodgers over Nationals

ALCS – Yankees over Astros

World Series – Dodgers over Yankees

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American League West

* – indicates new to team

+ – indicates injury

1. Houston Astros

A stacked lineup and an even better rotation than last year hast Houston looking to repeat.

2. Los Angeles Angels

Health is probably more important to the success of the Halos 2018 season than any other team.

3. Seattle Mariners

Not as many roster moves this time around, but the ones they did make should have them in the Wild Card hunt.

4. Texas Rangers

They remained inactive for most of the offseason which could signal a rebuild in the near future.

5. Oakland Athletics

Their young talent is starting to take shape and a few under the radar trades/signings could have them approach .500. Continue reading “American League West”

2017 World Series Preview

This could be another scenario where one team that is in the midst of a long title drought has the chance to end it. While the other can simply win their first title in the franchise’s history. That is what lies before both the Dodgers and Astros respectively. Los Angeles hasn’t won a World Series since 1988 and that was their last appearance in the fall classic. Houston last appeared in the World Series in 2005 when they were apart of the National League. Both were considered the two best teams in baseball throughout the season. Now we can see who will be able to raise the trophy. Continue reading “2017 World Series Preview”