The season is about to start in a few hours… which means I do not have much time to make my official picks.
AL EAST – New York Yankees
AL CENTRAL – Chicago White Sox
AL WEST – Oakland Athletics
AL WILD CARD – Toronto Blue Jays and Minnesota Twins
ALCS – Chicago White Sox over New York Yankees
NL EAST – Atlanta Braves
NL CENTRAL – St. Louis Cardinals
NL WEST – Los Angeles Dodgers
NL WILD CARD – San Diego Padres and New York Mets
ALCS – San Diego Padres over Atlanta Braves
WORLD SERIES – San Diego Padres over Chicago White Sox, 4 Games to 1
AL MVP (Other than Mike Trout) – Matt Chapman, Oakland Athletics
AL Cy Young – Gerrit Cole, New York Yankees
AL Rookie of the Year – Andrew Vaughn, Chicago White Sox
AL Manager of the Year – Bob Melvin, Oakland Athletics
First Manager Fired – Brandon Hyde, Baltimore Orioles
NL MVP – Ronald Acuña Jr., Atlanta Braves
NL Cy Young – Jacob deGrom, New York Mets
NL Rookie of the Year – Ke’Bryan Hayes, Pittsburgh Pirates
NL Manager of the Year – Mike Shildt, St. Louis Cardinals
First Manager Fired – Bud Black, Colorado Rockies
So there you have it… I just cursed the Padres, but I have a sense.
Let’s play ball!