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Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

Posted on: September 15, 2008 9:23 pm
My picks on August 24, 2008
AL EAST:Tampa Bay Devil Rays
AL CENTRAL: Chicago WhiteSox
AL WEST:Los Angeles Angels
WILD CARD:Boston Red Sox

NL EAST:New York Mets
NL CENTRAL:Chicago Cubs
NL WEST:Arizona Diamondbacks (they edge the Dodgers because of their starting pitching)
WILD CARD:Milwaukee Brewers

My new picks
AL EAST: Boston Red Sox
AL CENTRAL: Chicago White Sox
AL WEST: Los Angeles Angels
WILD CARD: Tampa Bay Devil Rays

NL EAST: Philadelphia Phillies
NL CENTRAL: Chicago Cubs
NL WEST: Los Angeles Dodgers
WILD CARD: New York Mets

Just few changes from my last predictions...Any disagreements?
Category: MLB

Since: Sep 22, 2008
Posted on: September 22, 2008 1:20 am

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

I agree with most of your predictions but with a few changes..i think the big 3 game series coming up between the Twins and White Sox will decide the central for good...personally as a Twins fan i think theyll pulll it off...Angels wind up going to the World Series when its all said and done. AS for the NL the phillies all the way there bullpen is one of the best in baseball and as far as offense there the best Howard Rollins and Utley will lead them to victory///Mets get wild card but out in first round....Phillies over Angels in 6

Since: Aug 30, 2008
Posted on: September 20, 2008 11:44 am

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

And the World Series will be between Dodger and Angeles, with the Dodgers winning it all.

Since: Feb 26, 2008
Posted on: September 19, 2008 11:30 pm

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

I'm going to have to agree with you on everything except the Rays getting beaten out by the Red Sox. I believe in Tampa Bay and think that they are strong enough to hold on to a league title.

Since: Sep 18, 2008
Posted on: September 18, 2008 1:53 pm

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

At this point it is hard to argue your predictions in the National League.  The Phillies end at home with six games against the Braves and Nationals while the Mets have to play the Cubs and Marlins.  The Brewers appear to be done but who knows.

As for the American League I think the Tampa Bay Rays are going to pull it out in the AL East and the Red Sox will be the division winner.

Since: Jul 30, 2008
Posted on: September 16, 2008 12:32 pm

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

Clutch, I like your picks from August except I would have gone with the Dodgers over the D-backs even then.  Picking up Manny was huge for LA and the D-backs were starting to sputter despite their solid pitching (back then).  LA is about to walk away with the division.

As for the NL East, I think you're right on to switch from the Mets to the Phils winning it.  Philly finishes up with 6 against Atlanta, 3 at home against the Nats and 3 at Florida.  While of the three the Fish are mathematically still in it, they won't put up much of a fight for the division and their hopes for the wild card are better but pretty slim too.  The Mets also get the Braves, Fish and Nats for 3 each but also face my beloved Cubbies for 4.  At least a couple of those games could be played before the Cubs clinch the NL Central (unless the BrewCrew continues to tank at an incredible pace) so I think the Mets have the tougher home stretch.  On an up note for the Mets fans, I think they slip into the wild card spot just ahead of Milwaukee by 2 to 3 games.

As for the AL, I hate to see the feel good story that is the D-Rays collapse as they let the division slip away but they will still make the post season as the wild card.  I also hate the see the White Sux win the AL Central but between their slightly easier schedule and the Twins having to play 4 in Tampa Bay while trying to make up a 1.5 game deficit, I think the lesser Chicago team wins it by a game or maybe 2 at most.  Of course then they will "get" to play Boston and we all know how the Red Sox love the post season.  Bye bye White Sox.

All in  all, nice pics.  I am really looking forward to the end of the regular season so we can get on with crowning the 2008 World Series Champions... The Chicago Cubs!  Go Cubs Go.


Since: Apr 2, 2008
Posted on: September 16, 2008 12:03 pm

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

I have the same picks, but i do have the Mets beating Phillies for the East and Phillies taking wild card. I think the Mets can pull it off. Lets Go Mets!

Since: Feb 27, 2008
Posted on: September 15, 2008 10:51 pm

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

agreed clutch

Since: Aug 11, 2006
Posted on: September 15, 2008 10:48 pm

Clutch's MLB postseason predictions

Giving up on the Mets, SHAME ON YOU!!!!

The Mets will win the east!!!!!

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