With Opening Day for 28 teams now a week away, at the most, it’s time to make predictions for the 2012 season. Each writer here at Reviewing the Brew submitted their picks for division winners, Playoff predictions, and World Series winner solely for the purpose of humiliating ourselves come October. I also picked teams out of a baseball cap for the sake of having some fun.
Without further ado, here are our picks:
(P.S.- I swear, the hat has a mind of its own. You’ll find out why.)
|AL East||Yankees||Yankees||Yankees||Rays||Yankees||Yankees||Blue Jays|
|AL Wild Cards*||RaysRangers||
|RangersBlue Jays||RangersYankees||RaysAngels||Rays Angels||RangersOrioles|
|ALDS||Yankees over AngelsTigers over Rays||Tigers over YankeesAngels over Rangers||Yankees over AngelsTigers over Rangers||Rays over AngelsRangers over Tigers||
Rangers over Yankees
Tigers over Rays
|Rays over YankeesTigers over Rangers||Rangers over TwinsBlue Jays over Athletics|
|ALCS||Yankees over Tigers||Angels over Tigers||Tigers over Yankees||Rays over Rangers||Tigers over Rangers||Rays over Tigers||Rangers over Blue Jays|
|NL Wild Cards*||BrewersGiants||BrewersReds||RedsMarlins||BrewersD’Backs||PhilliesD’Backs||BrewersNationals||RedsMarlins|
|NLDS||Braves over CardinalsGiants over D’Backs||D’Backs over CardinalsBrewers over Phillies||Phillies over D’BacksBrewers over Marlins||Giants over BrewersReds over Phillies||Brewers over D’BacksGiants over Marlins||Brewers over PhilliesD’Backs over Cardinals||Cardinals over PadresBraves over Reds|
|NLCS||Giants over Braves||D’Backs over Brewers||Phillies over Brewers||Giants over Reds||Brewers over Giants||D’Backs over Brewers||Cardinals over Braves|
|World Series||Yankees over Giants in 6||Angels over D’Backs in 5||Phillies over Tigers in 7||Rays over Giants in 5||Brewers over Prince & the Tigers in 6||Rays over D’Backs||Rangers over Cardinals in 6|
*- winner of the Wild Card playoff game indicated in italics.