The 2016 Major League Baseball season is just a few days away, so it's that time again. Our staff of CBS Sports baseball writers are here to provide you with our predictions for the upcoming season. It needs to be noted that the sport is inherently unpredictable, so much of what you see below is bound to be incorrect. That's just how it works with injuries, trades, overperformances and underperformances.

Still, it's great fun to get a snapshot of how we think it'll go down this season. Then a bunch of people get to complain about how "no one ever believes in (insert favorite team)" -- or this can be used to prove those complaints false.

Picks come from senior writer Jonah Keri and Eye on Baseball scribes R.J. Anderson, Mike Axisa, Dayn Perry and Matt Snyder. Definitely join in on the fun by making your own picks in the comments section. Or you can be a coward and just say these picks "suck" without making any of your own. Your choice.

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National League champion
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World Series champion
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American League awards/miscellaneous
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MVP Correa Trout Trout Correa Cain
Cy Young Price Price Sale Sale Price
Rookie Park T. Anderson Mazara Berrios Buxton
Manager Hinch Servais Hinch Gibbons Yost
Comeback Darvish H. Ramirez Darvish Cobb H. Ramirez
HR champ Sano Cruz Sano C. Davis Bautista
Surprise Lawrie M. Moore Hicks  N/A Wang
Bust K-Rod Fister Zimmermann Pelfrey Gallardo
 
National League awards/miscellaneous
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MVP Harper Harper Harper Rizzo Rizzo
Cy Young Kershaw Kershaw Kershaw Bumgarner Harvey
Rookie Giolito Matz Maeda Seager Seager
Manager Bochy Bochy Baker Baker Hale
Comeback Wainwright Wainwright Wainwright Wainwright Puig
HR champ Harper Stanton Harper Harper Stanton
Surprise Samardzija Span Span  N/A Story
Bust S. Miller Kazmir Samardzija A. Cabrera Kazmir

Anthony Rizzo and Cubs each garnered some preseason love.
Anthony Rizzo and Cubs each garnered some preseason love. (USATSI)