Category Archives: Predictions

The Blue Jays Are…

With the Mets fading it’s time to take a look at what the really good teams in the AL East are doing. It’s time to check in on those Damn Yankees. It’s also about time I put a reverse jinx … Continue reading

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Brett Lawrie

A couple of months back, I saw Fox’s Ken Rosenthal on a New York City subway. As is my custom with minor celebrities, I decided to engage the little guy. “You like Laurie, huh?” He looked at me like I was … Continue reading

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The Rangers Are Better Than You Think

You think they’re really good. You think they have a nice mix of young and old. You love Feliz and Ogando, and you love the offense. Well, I’m here to tell you that you’ve underestimated Nolan’s bunch. The Rangers are … Continue reading

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You Don’t Gotta Believe

Amazingly, the Mets are now 16 up and 7 down since Jason Bay came off the DL. He may not be good, but he’s a winner. My typically pessimistic prediction before the year began was that the Mets would overachieve … Continue reading

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The Dave Duncan Award

Baseball is so weird. Unlike the other major American sports where great players hardly ever come out of nowhere, baseball dudes figure it out at unconventional times. Jose Bautista may be the best example of this ever. Late bloomers tend … Continue reading

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The Reds Are Better Than You Think

Along with the Braves, the Reds are also better than you think. The Reds are young, deep, they possess players with difference making tools, and they have excellent positional balance. The Reds also have a number of players knocking at the door, … Continue reading

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Damn Yankees

Over the years, I’ve rooted against the Yankees more than I’ve rooted for the Mets. I mean, the Yankees tend to be playing when the world is watching and the stakes are high, whereas the Mets play in May, when … Continue reading

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