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Fanpost Friday: Preseason Predictions

Typically, I would write these out more like an article. But truthfully, I think we all know what predictions mean. I cant really word drivel you here. So Im just going to cut straight to the chase. Below is my prediction for all 30 MLB teams, as well as award winners for AL and NL. Enjoy!

Standings Predictions:

AL East:
1. New York Yankees (93-69)
2. Tampa Bay Rays (88-74)
3. Boston Red Sox (83-79)
4. Toronto Blue Jays (82-80)
5. Baltimore Orioles (59-103)

AL Central:
1. Chicago White Sox (92-70)
2. Minnesota Twins (88-74)
3. Cleveland Baseball Team (82-80)
4. Kansas City Royals (77-85)
5. Detroit Tigers (70-92)

AL West:
1. Houston Astros (91-71)
2. Oakland Athletics (88-74)
3. Seattle Mariners (80-82)
4. Los Angeles Angels (75-87)
5. Texas Rangers (67-95)

NL East:
1. Atlanta Braves (96-66)
2. New York Mets (90-72)
3. Philadelphia Phillies (86-76)
4. Washington Nationals (81-81)
5. Miami Marlins (70-92)

NL Central:
1. St. Louis Cardinals (85-77)
2. Milwaukee Brewers (83-79)
3. Chicago Cubs (78-84)
4. Cincinnati Reds (68-94)
5. Pittsburgh Pirates (57-105)

NL West:
1. Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56)
2. San Diego Padres (101-61)
3. San Francisco Giants (79-83)
4. Arizona Diamondbacks (75-87)
5. Colorado Rockies (60-102)

AL Penant:
New York Yankees

NL Penant:
Los Angeles Dodgers

World Series Champion:
Los Angeles Dodgers

World Series MVP: Corey Seager

Awards Predictions:

MVP Awards: Mike Trout and Fernando Tatis Jr.

Cy Young Winners: Gerrit Cole and Walker Buehler

Rookie of the Year Awards: Jarred Kelenic and Cristian Pache

Manager of the Yeat Awards: Tony Larussa and Jayce Tingler

One Big Question:

Will the Red Sox be buyers or sellers at the deadline?
They will be marginal sellers, like last season. Trade off some veteran bullpen guys, some role players, etc. for top 30 prospects and hold steady with the core of Devers, Bogaerts, and Verdugo.