Looking Into My 2014 Crystal Ball

With only three more days until Opening Day 2014 (and yes, I really did use a photo of World Series Champion No. 3 Ryan Theriot for today’s AMF Facebook page countdown), all you seem to see everywhere are predictions about the season ahead.

crystal-ballAnd predictions for 2014 are this month’s project from the United Cardinal Bloggers, which is why I’m jumping in with my own today.

Preseason predictions, no matter who makes them, rarely seem to be correct once the postseason arrives so there’s really no pressure in trying to be accurate. A year ago at this time, wasn’t everyone saying there would be an Angels-Nationals World Series?

So, with that, my own some-should-be-right-some-will-be-wrong predictions for 2014. Six months or so from now, we’ll see which was which.

American League East
1. Red Sox
2. Rays
3. Blue Jays
4. Yankees
5. Orioles

American League Central
1. Tigers
2. Indians
3. Royals
4. White Sox
5. Twins

American League West
1. A’s
2. Rangers
3. Angels
4. Astros
5. Mariners

National League East
1. Nationals
2. Braves
3. Phillies
4. Mets
5. Marlins

National League Central
1. Cardinals
2. Pirates
3. Brewers
4. Reds
5. Cubs

National League West
1. Dodgers
2. Giants
3. Diamondbacks
4. Padres
5. Rockies

American League Wild Card
Rays vs. Rangers

American League Division Series
Rays vs. A’s, Tigers vs. Red Sox

American League Championship Series
A’s vs. Tigers

National League Wild Card
Pirates vs. Giants

National League Division Series
Pirates vs. Dodgers, Cardinals vs. Nationals

National League Championship Series
Dodgers vs. Cardinals

World Series
Tigers vs. Cardinals

World Series Champs
(What else am I going to write?)

Mike Trout

Yadier Molina

AL Cy Young
David Price

NL Cy Young
Adam Wainwright

AL Manager of the Year
Brad Ausmus

NL Manager of the Year
Mike Matheny

Rookies of the Year
Your guess is as good as mine …


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  1. Pingback: March 2014 Project: Preseason Predictions — United Cardinal Bloggers

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