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Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

Posted on: October 20, 2008 11:35 pm
 

Lets hear it baseball fans.  Who's going to be crowned the 2008 World Champions?   Will it be the Tampa Bay Rays or the Philadephia Phillies?   I think we'll get   a better series from these two teams  than we have in the last two World Series that were 4 game sweeps. 

So play Nosradamus here.  Who is your pick here?   Tampa Bay or Philadelphia?

Call your team and how many games you think the series will last. 

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Since: May 14, 2008
Posted on: October 30, 2008 11:05 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

     Wow!  I only got to post twice,,,,before I was proven right!!  I actually thought it would go six, but with the weather,,????



Since: Jun 29, 2008
Posted on: October 29, 2008 4:23 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

Rays in seven! the series is still alive!



Since: May 25, 2008
Posted on: October 25, 2008 3:16 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

I gotta take the Rays in 6. I would say 5 but I know the Phillies are going to run Cole Hamels back out there before the end of the series. I wish I could go back in time and put down $1000 on the rays winning the series when there odds were 200/1..good god i would have become a rich man...



Since: May 14, 2008
Posted on: October 23, 2008 1:57 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

     Well, the Phillies pulled out game 1 with excellent pitching.  The Rays intentionally walked Chase Utley to get to Ryan Howard last night.  If that trend continues, the Phils could be in trouble.  Howard's bat has to come to life.
     I would expect more run production in  game 2, especially with Meyers pitching.  The Rays can score runs in bunches.  I'm still taking the Phils in 6, and after last nights game, I might have a few more people on my side.  I saw a stat that said the winners of  game one have won 10 of the last 11 World Series.



Since: Aug 26, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2008 10:26 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

GO RAYS!!

I think the Rays have the better starters and will keep the games close until their hitters step up. They proved against the Red Sox that they cannot be intimidated. They can beat you 13-4, 9-8 or 3-1. Other than a small blip around the all-star game they have not lost multiple games in a row. I don't expect that to happen now.



Since: Apr 4, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2008 5:21 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

I just read where the Phillies haven't played on artificial turf in two years.  Therefore they probably haven't played in a dome for awhile either.   Maybe there's more homefield advantage for the Rays other than just cowbells?



Since: Aug 15, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2008 4:53 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

THE FIGHTIN PHILS IN SIX GAMES WITH RYAN HOWARD MVP!!!



Since: Jul 31, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2008 4:42 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

I think the Rays pull this off , one because of the long lay off for the phillys and two because they got some kinda magic this year.

However i wouldnt be suprised if the phillys win,  They have the better bullpen, an excellent line up,howard utley and victorino, the speed of rollins. In my opinion they play the same style game as the rays and the rays will not be able to make the fielding errors they have been making as of late because philly will make you pay for baserunners. but i pick rays in 6




Since: Apr 20, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2008 12:52 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

Phillies in 5!



Since: Jun 26, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2008 12:25 pm
 

Phillies or the Rays? Predictions and Favorites

People have been doubting the Rays all season, and although by mid-season I felt they were good enough to get a Wild Card berth, I didn't see them getting this far.  I really thought they were goners after the game 5 collapse against the Red Sox, and based on the fact that they overcame that setback tells me they are championship caliber and the best team in baseball.   I think the Rays will take it in 6.


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