- NY Yankees 97-65
- Boston 90-72
- Tampa Bay 89-73
- Toronto 83-79
- Baltimore 67-95
- Detroit 90-72
- Chicago White Sox 82-80
- Cleveland 77-85
- Minnesota 76-86
- Kansas City 74-88
- Texas 95-67
- LA Angels 93-69
- Seattle 69-93
- Oakland 66-96
- Philadelphia 91-71
- Atlanta 90-72
- Miami 85-77
- Washington 83-79
- NY Mets 75-87
- St. Louis 87-75
- Cincinnati 86-76
- Milwaukee 82-80
- Pittsburgh 77-85
- Chicago Cubs 75-87
- Houston 59-103
- San Francisco 88-74
- Colorado 82-80
- Arizona 80-82
- LA Dodgers 77-85
- San Diego 75-87
Now that that is out of the way....
To the Awards!
- NL MVP - Joey Votto, 1B Cincinnati
- AL MVP - Albert Pujols, 1B LA Angels
- NL Rookie of the Year - Zack Cozart, SS Cincinnati (There are at least 5 guys in the AL I'd rather pick FWIW)
- AL Rookie of the Year - Matt Moore, SP Tampa Bay
- NL Cy Young - Zack Greinke, Milwaukee
- AL Cy Young - Dan Haren, LA Angels
- NL Break-out Pitcher - Madison Bumgarner, SP San Francisco
- NL Break-out Hitter - Jason Heyward, OF Atlanta (not a homer pick, I promise)
- AL Break-out Pitcher - Derek Holland, SP Texas
- AL Break-out Hitter - Eric Hosmer, 1B Kansas City
- NL Fantasy Sleeper (High-end) - Hanley Ramirez (big bounce-back year)
- NL Fantasy Sleeper (Deeper) - Mike Minor
- AL Fantasy Sleeper (High-end) - Kevin Youkilis
- AL Fantasy Sleeper (Deeper) - Danny Duffy (KC Pitcher)
5 Predictions sure to go wrong...
- Jason Heyward will hit 30 home runs, post an OBP of .400, and an OPS of .900.
- Matt Moore and Stephen Strasburg will lead their respective leagues in strikeouts per inning (for Starting Pitchers).
- The Astros won't employ a single "average"-or-better major league player by the end of 2012.
- Andy Pettitte will make more starts for the Yankees than Phil Hughes will.
- Someone from the AL West will win the World Series.
Quick playoff picks...
- AL Wild Card Play-in - LA Angels over Boston
- NL Wild Card Play-in - Atlanta over Cincy
- ALDS - Angels over Yankees, Rangers over Tigers
- NLDS - Phillies over Cardinals, Giants over Braves
- ALCS - Angels over Rangers
- NLCS - Phillies over Giants
- World Series - Angels over Phillies
Enjoy it everyone... Hope springs eternal!