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)…

ALCS/NLCS Predictions

By: Kelly Byrnes ALCS: New York Yankees (91-71) at Houston Astros (101-61) I had the Astros advancing to the ALCS but had the Yanks losing to Cleveland. This is the first ever appearance for the Astros in the ALCS. Game 1 pitching matchup is Keuchel vs Tanaka and I give the edge to the 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…

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…

Josh’s 9 Bold Predictions

By Josh: I have to admit I love reading and writing this type of article. It’s fun and if by some miracle one of the predictions come true there is some amazing bragging rights.  Last year I didn’t go too far out there with my predictions but this year I think I may be reaching…