Hot Stove Week in Review Nov 13-19

AWARDS NL Rookie of the Year: Cody Bellinger (Dodgers) AL Rookie of the Year: Aaron Judge (Yankees) NL Manager of the Year: Torey Lovullo (D-Backs) AL Manager of the Year: Paul Molitor (Twins) NL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (Nationals) AL Cy Young: Corey Kluber (Indians) NL MVP: Giancarlo Stanton (Marlins) AL MVP: Jose Altuve (Astros)…

ALDS/NLDS Predictions

By: Kelly Byrnes ALDS: Boston Red Sox (93-69) at Houston Astros (101-61) For the first two months of the season the Astros were the best team in baseball. They fell back to the pack a little bit but since added another ace in Justin Verlander. All he did in 5 starts with Houston was go…

AL/NL Wild Card Predictions

By: Kelly Byrnes AL Wild Card: Twins (Ervin Santana) at Yankees (Luis Severino) Minnesota is making their first playoff trip since 2010 and they haven’t won a playoff game since 2004. They are also the first team in MLB history to make the playoffs a year after losing 100 games. Ervin Santana takes the ball…

Norm’s Playoff Predictions

It’s playoff time! Here are my picks for the 2017 postseason NL Wildcard  Diamondbacks over the Rockies Rockies had a great season. But, it ends here AL Wildcard  Yankees over the Twins Both teams surprised us by getting here NLDS Diamondbacks over the Dodgers in 5 Diamondbacks took it to the Dodgers in the last…

The Push for the Postseason

By: William Robinson As we head into September it’s time to take a look at the baseball races that are starting to take shape. Let’s start in the AL East in which there are basically two teams that have a chance of winning that division. The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, of…

April Surprises

By: Mike Carter Well, the first month of the 2017 major league baseball season wraps up today. What do we know? Not much, as the season is still very young and so much can change as the weather warms into the summer. As always, there are the annual April surprises. We can look back at…