Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Evan Longoria

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Random Number Generator (Billy Beane Style)
ALDS: Tampa over Texas
ALDS: New York over Detroit
NLDS: Arizona over Milwaukee
NLDS: St. Louis over Philadelphia

ALCS: Tampa over New York
ALCS MVP: Casey Kotchman

NLCS: Arizona over St. Louis
NLCS MVP: Ian Kennedy

World Series: Tampa over Arizona
World Series MVP: Casey Kotchman

My Best Guess
ALDS: Texas over Tampa
ALDS: New York over Detroit
NLDS: Milwaukee over Arizona
NLDS: Philadelphia over St. Louis

ALCS: Texas over New York
ALCS MVP: Mike Napoli

NLCS: Milwaukee over Philadelphia
NLCS MVP: Zack Greinke

World Series: Milwaukee over Texas
World Series MVP: Casey McGehee

We will see who is smarter.  A random number generator, or a random baseball fan.  On that note, I'm going to see Moneyball this weekend.  Excited.

In my predictions for 2011, I'd give myself a B, mostly based on my awards picks.

  • I got three out of eight playoff teams (Rays, Brewers, Phillies)
  • Prince Fielder has an outside shot at MVP
  • Carlos Quentin does not
  • Jared Weaver should finish second in Cy Young voting, and Clayton Kershaw will likely win
  • The Royals did not sniff .500
  • The Storm Chasers not only made the playoffs, but won the PCL Championship over Sacramento and Round Rock!
  • Alex Gordon did breakout
  • The rest of my breakout/bust picks were bad

We shall see who wins!

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