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2013 MLB Standings Predictions

2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #1 by osforlife » March 2nd, 2013, 3:52 pm

AL EAST:
Rays
Bluejays
Orioles
Yankees
Redsox

AL CENTRAL:
Tigers
Royals
Whitesox
Twins
Indians

AL WEST:
Athletics
Angels
Rangers
Mariners
Astros

NL EAST:
Nationals
Braves
Phillies
Mets
Marlins

NL CENTRAL:
Cardinals
Reds
Brewers
Cubs
Pirates

NL WEST:
Giants
Dodgers
Diamondbacks
Padres
Rockies
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #2 by ofahn » March 2nd, 2013, 5:40 pm

Really nice post. POINTS!

You rate the Blue Jays higher than I do.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #3 by LA Detective » March 4th, 2013, 7:03 pm

I think the trade of Shields hurts the Rays for this year and keeps them from winning much over 90. Leaves it wide open for us.

I like the Royals battling for the WC

Angels in the West but their pitching isn't solid, starters or relievers so they are not a lock..Rangers won't win 90

Nats are ready for a World Series. Marlins will be better than last year with players who will play hard.

Central is wide open. I think the Reds will take it.

I have the Dodgers over the Giants. Both over 95 wins.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #4 by ofahn » March 5th, 2013, 10:04 am

LA Detective wrote:I think the trade of Shields hurts the Rays for this year and keeps them from winning much over 90. Leaves it wide open for us.

I like the Royals battling for the WC

Angels in the West but their pitching isn't solid, starters or relievers so they are not a lock..Rangers won't win 90

Nats are ready for a World Series. Marlins will be better than last year with players who will play hard.

Central is wide open. I think the Reds will take it.

I have the Dodgers over the Giants. Both over 95 wins.


Nice observations. They're logical and well considered. POINTS!
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #5 by Jordan Tuwiner » March 5th, 2013, 11:37 am

Really interested to see who wins the NL East. The Braves may be better than the Nationals.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #6 by ofahn » March 5th, 2013, 12:39 pm

Jordan Tuwiner wrote:The Braves may be better than the Nationals.


It all depends on which Uptons show up.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #7 by Jordan Tuwiner » March 6th, 2013, 12:09 am

ofahn wrote:
It all depends on which Uptons show up.

What if Kate Upton shows up?
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #8 by ofahn » March 6th, 2013, 7:06 am

Jordan Tuwiner wrote:What if Kate Upton shows up?


Most men won't care who wins.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #9 by osforlife » March 6th, 2013, 11:34 am

Jordan Tuwiner wrote:Really interested to see who wins the NL East. The Braves may be better than the Nationals.

That is true Jordan, as they match up fairly even on paper.
Brian McCann/Gerald Laird > Wilson Ramos/Kurt Suzuki
Freddie Freeman > Adam LaRoche
Dan Uggla > Danny Espinosa
Chris Johnson < Ryan Zimmerman
Andrelton Simmons < Ian Desmond
Justin Upton > Bryce Harper
BJ Upton < Denard Span
Jason Heyward > Jayson Werth
Nationals Rotation > Braves Rotation

Some of these rankings can be debated, as I just ran right through them quickly. I would like to say though, I've heard on many baseball websites that the Braves' bullpen is the best in baseball.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #10 by Jordan Tuwiner » March 6th, 2013, 12:19 pm

osforlife wrote:That is true Jordan, as they match up fairly even on paper.
Brian McCann/Gerald Laird > Wilson Ramos/Kurt Suzuki
Freddie Freeman > Adam LaRoche
Dan Uggla > Danny Espinosa
Chris Johnson < Ryan Zimmerman
Andrelton Simmons < Ian Desmond
Justin Upton > Bryce Harper
BJ Upton < Denard Span
Jason Heyward > Jayson Werth
Nationals Rotation > Braves Rotation

Some of these rankings can be debated, as I just ran right through them quickly. I would like to say though, I've heard on many baseball websites that the Braves' bullpen is the best in baseball.

Yeah, the Braves bullpen is quite good. Both teams are extremely well rounded. I'll be watching the Nats a lot this year.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #11 by LA Detective » March 6th, 2013, 8:59 pm

I think the signing of Soriano was huge. Mostly because it allowed for Storen and the others to be dominant in the 7th and 8th which I believe is more important. IF the Braves have the best BP the Nats gained alot of ground on them and took that advantage away. I also think the Nats have better infield D. It will be a close race. Braves are good.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #12 by ofahn » March 15th, 2013, 9:07 pm

I can't find one AL team that doesn't have at least one major flaw at this point.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #13 by LA Detective » March 17th, 2013, 12:48 pm

Totally agree.

In the NL the Braves have questions at 3b and the Dodgers have some questions at the top of their order. Crawford would have to come back real strong or this willl be a weakness for them. Plus chemistry questions but I think they will over come that.

What do you think? the Nats are the are the closest to complete ? I have them the #1 team in MLB right now.
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Re: 2013 MLB Standings Predictions

PostPost #14 by osforlife » March 17th, 2013, 5:10 pm

LA Detective wrote:Totally agree.

In the NL the Braves have questions at 3b and the Dodgers have some questions at the top of their order. Crawford would have to come back real strong or this willl be a weakness for them. Plus chemistry questions but I think they will over come that.

What do you think? the Nats are the are the closest to complete ? I have them the #1 team in MLB right now.

Chris Johnson is an average major league third basemen, if not above average. I wouldn't really call that a question mark.
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