Official Sully Baseball Picks for the 2022 MLB Season

The season is going to start in a few hours… time to get my picks down and make them official.

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST – Toronto Blue Jays

AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL – Chicago White Sox

AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST – Seattle Mariners

AMERICAN LEAGUE WILD CARD TEAMS – Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins

NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST – New York Mets

NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL – Milwaukee Brewers

NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST – Los Angeles Dodgers

NATIONAL LEAGUE WILD CARDS – Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres

WORLD SERIES PREDICTION – Los Angeles Dodgers defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 Games to 1

AL MVP – Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – Toronto Blue Jays

AL Cy Young – Jose Berrios – Toronto Blue Jays

AL Rookie of the Year – Julio Rodriguez – Seattle Mariners

AL Manager of the Year – Scott Servaid – Seattle Mariners

First AL Manager Fired – Chris Woodward – Texas Rangers

NL MVP – Freddie Freeman – Los Angeles Dodgers

NL Cy Young – Brandon Woodruff – Milwaukee Brewers

NL Rookie of the Year – Alek Thomas – Arizona Diamondbacks

First NL Manager Fired – Don Mattingly – Miami Marlins

There you go… and yes, I am predicting that neither the Boston Red Sox nor the New York Yankees will make the postseason. I am not a fan of either team’s pitching depth.

So let us see which of these predictions will come true and which will look terrible in retrospect.

And now for the two best words in the English language:

PLAY BALL!

OFFICIAL SULLY BASEBALL PREDICTIONS FOR THE 2021 BASEBALL SEASON

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!