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Clever Ball: Roto Arcade’s 2013 MLB Predictions

Scott Pianowski
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Big expectations in the YYZ (USAT)

Predictions are silly. Predictions are fun.

Today we collect the Yahoo! Five (Funston, Behrens, Evans, Del Don, Pianowski) and we invite Michael Salfino to sit in. It's Crystal Ball time, 2013 MLB season. We've seen the future, and this all works out reasonably well.

Share your predictions in the comments, and Happy Opening Day, gamers.

Brandon Funston, Lead Singer

NL Playoffs
Washington
Atlanta
St. Louis
Cincinnati
San Francisco

AL Playoffs
Toronto
Detroit
Kansas City
LA Angels
Oakland

World Series Washington over Toronto

NL MVP – Joey Votto (Dark Horse: Jason Heyward)
AL MVP – Mike Trout (Dark Horse: Yoenis Cespedes)

NL Cy Young – Clayton Kershaw (Dark Horse: Madison Bumgarner)
AL Cy Young – Justin Verlander (Dark Horse: Josh Johnson)

NL ROY – Julio Teheran (Dark Horse: Christian Yelich)
AL ROY – Wil Myers (Dark Horse: Mike Zunino)

Andy Behrens, Drums

NL Playoffs
Atlanta
Cincinnati
San Francisco
Washington
Los Angeles

AL Playoffs
Toronto
Detroit
Los Angeles
Tampa Bay
Texas

World Series Detroit over Cincinnati

NL MVP Joey Votto (Dark Horse: Bryce Harper)
AL MVP Mike Trout (Dark Horse: R.A. Dickey)

NL Cy Young Stephen Strasburg (Dark Horse: Homer Bailey)
AL Cy Young Justin Verlander (Dark Horse: Brett Anderson)

NL ROY Yasiel Puig
AL ROY Jackie Bradley

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The Noise loves The Wrench (USAT)

Brad Evans, Lead Guitar

NL Playoffs
Washington
St. Louis
San Francisco
Cincinnati
Arizona

AL Playoffs
Toronto
Detroit
Los Angeles
Tampa Bay
Texas

World Series Toronto over Washington

NL MVP Allen Craig (Dark Horse: Paul Goldschmidt)
AL MVP Mike Trout (Dark Horse: Adrian Beltre)

NL Cy Young Stephen Strasburg (Dark Horse: Kris Medlen)
AL Cy Young Yu Darvish (Dark Horse: Max Scherzer)

NL ROY Oscar Taveras (Dark Horse: Nolan Arenado)
AL ROY Jurickson Profar (Dark Horse: Wil Myers)

Bonus Predictions:

-- Mark Trumbo proves his skeptics wrong, jacks 40-plus bombs and is crowned AL home run king.
-- Marco Estrada becomes the ultimate waiver mantasy in shallow leagues, winning 12 games while striking out 190-plus.
-- Chris Carter, Houston’s Pedro Cerrano, impossibly bats over .250 and reaches the cheap seats 35-plus times.
Brandon League staves off Kenley Jansen and sets the saves pace in MLB, closing out 45 games.

Dalton Del Don, Keyboards

NL Playoffs
Washington
Cincinnati
San Francisco
St. Louis
Atlanta

AL Playoffs
Toronto
Detroit
Texas
Los Angeles
Tampa Bay

World Series Washington over Toronto

NL MVP Joey Votto (Dark Horse: Ryan Zimmerman)
AL MVP Albert Pujols (Dark Horse: Edwin Encarnacion)

NL Cy Young Stephen Strasburg (Dark Horse: Matt Harvey)
AL Cy Young Yu Darvish (Dark Horse: Brett Anderson)

NL ROY Oscar Taveras
AL ROY Jurickson Profar

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The Jay Hey Kid (USAT)

Scott Pianowski, Bass Guitar

NL Playoffs
Atlanta
Cincinnati
San Francisco
Washington
St. Louis

AL Playoffs
Tampa Bay
Detroit
Texas
Toronto
Los Angeles

World Series Tampa Bay over Atlanta

NL MVP Joey Votto (Dark Horse: Jason Heyward)
AL MVP Mike Trout (Dark Horse: Austin Jackson)

NL Cy Young – Cole Hamels (Dark Horse: Jordan Zimmermann)
AL Cy Young – Yu Darvish (Dark Horse: Max Scherzer)

NL ROY – Oscar Taveras
AL ROY – Wil Myers

Bonus Predictions:

-- The Yankees finish last, with their worst team since 1992
-- Detroit's save leader is not on the Opening-Day roster
-- Walt Weiss is just as frustrating a manager as Jim Tracy was
-- Brandon McCarthy has a career year
-- Miami loses 104 games
-- Jason Heyward takes the leap and is a first-round roto pick in 2013
-- Roy Halladay and Carlos Beltran have lost seasons
-- Prince Fielder's final roto numbers are just as good as Miguel Cabrera's
-- John Kruk drives everyone crazy

Michael Salfino, Sixth Beatle

NL Playoffs
Washington
Cincinnati
San Francisco
Los Angeles
St. Louis

AL Playoffs
Toronto
Detroit
Oakland
Los Angeles
Tampa Bay

NL MVP Matt Kemp (Dark Horse: Stephen Strasburg)
AL MVP Yoenis Cespedes (Dark Horse: Austin Jackson)

NL Cy Young Stephen Strasburg (Dark Horse: Matt Latos)
AL Cy Young R.A. Dickey (Dark Horse: Brett Anderson)

NL ROY Oscar Taveras
AL ROY Jackie Bradley

Bonus Predictions:

-- The Rays don't win 90 games.
-- No rumored star gets suspended for Steroids
-- Harper rises while Trout falls from MVP status
-- Oscar Taveras is up for good by May 1.

We've had our say. Time for yours, in the comments.

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