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MLB League Championship Series Predictions – 2018

Was it just me or was that kind of an undramatic Division Series round? No series went past 4 games and 2 were done in 3.

After a 9th inning comeback to tie Game 1 the Rockies didn’t score again. Losing in the 10th. Then getting shutout 4-zip and 6-zip to end the series.

The Braves on the other hand waited until Game 3 to score. And barely held on to get the 6-5 win. Then blew a 2-1 lead in Game 4 to lose 6-2. They actually only scored in 3 of the 35 innings they had on offense. Continue reading “MLB League Championship Series Predictions – 2018”

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MLB Wild Card Round Predictions – 2018

Now that the National League playoff bracket is set after 163 games. We know the Cubs and Rockies are going to be battling it out in a win or go home Wild Card game.

While on the AL side we’ve known for a month that the Yankees and As would be playing in New York to win a date with the Red Sox.

We’ve polled our panel of non-experts to let you know who is going to move onto the Division Series. Continue reading “MLB Wild Card Round Predictions – 2018”

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MLB Picks Recap: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The MLB season came to an end on Sunday with almost no fireworks despite the NL Central and NL West being tied. The good news is that’s going to make for one hell of a Monday with 2 division titles up for grabs in Game 163. The winner of the NL Central gets the 1 seed in the NL The loser goes home to host the wildcard game. The NL West winner gets the 2 seed and a home date against the Braves. The loser gets the second wildcard and a road trip for a win-or-go-home game. Continue reading “MLB Picks Recap: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”

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MLB Preview 2018: NL East

We’re wrapping up our look at the MLB divisions with a preview of the National League East. The Nationals won the division by 20 games last year. The Marlins finished 2nd in the division and celebrated by trading their 3 best players. The Braves and Phillies are mid rebuild. And the Mets probably should be. Let’s take a look at how the Bench thinks the NL East will pan out. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: NL East”

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MLB Preview 2018: NL Central

We’re moving onto the NL Central in our 2018 MLB Preview. For those of you that don’t know this site is based in St. Louis. The Cubs are the favorites. The Brewers surprised in 2017. The question becomes whether we’ll follow our heads, hearts, or will the both converge. Find out. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: NL Central”

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MLB Preview 2018: NL West

The National League West sent 3 teams to the playoffs last year in the Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers are stocked for another run. The Diamondbacks and Rockies aren’t getting much love, but still have a lot of talent. The Giants are partying like its 2013 after adding Andrew McCucthen and Evan Longoria. And then there’s the Padres.

Find out who are bench thinks will win one of baseball’s toughest divisions. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: NL West”

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MLB Preview 2018: AL East

We’re continuing our look at the 2018 MLB divisions with the AL East. After falling 1 game shy of a World Series appearance in 2017 the Yankees added the reigning NL MVP in Giancarlo Stanton. Not to be totally outdone the division champion Boston Red Sox added J.D. Martinez. The Blue Jays added Randall Grichuk. One thing is certain, there will be a lot of dingers in the AL East this season.

Find out who The Bench thinks will win the division, MVP, and Cy Young. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: AL East”

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MLB Preview 2018: AL Central

With our AL West preview in the books we’re moving on to the AL Central. The division has sent a team to the World Series 4 of the last 6 years. They’ve only come away with 1 win, but twice they’ve battled it out in decisive game 7s. Which team is going to come away with the division crown in 2018? Find out. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: AL Central”

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MLB Preview 2018: AL West

Spring Training is underway in the MLB. Over the weeks leading up to the season we’ll be breaking down the winners of each division leading up to our World Series preview.

We don’t have time to wait for Scott Boras’s free agents to get signed. We’re hoping they don’t all land in the AL West and throw off our projections. But who knows 🤷🏻‍♂️. On to the preview! Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: AL West”