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Staff Picks: Jim’s 2012 MLB Predictions

National League:

West: Arizona

Central: St.Louis

East: Philadelphia

Wild Card:  Atlanta

Wild Card: Cincinnati

NLDS: Arizona def. Atlanta (5 games); St. Louis def. Philadelphia (5 games)

NLCS: Arizona def. St. Louis (6 games)

NLCS MVP: Justin Upton

 

 

Awards:

NL Rookie of the Year (hitter): Yonder Alonso

NL Dark Horse Rookie of the Year (hitter): Zack Cozart

NL Rookie of the Year (pitcher): Drew Pomeranz

NL Dark Horse Rookie of the Year (pitcher): Julio Teheran

 

NL Reliever of the Year: Craig Kimbrel

NL Dark Horse Reliever of the Year: Joel Hanrahan

 

NL Comeback Player of the Year: Hanley Ramirez

NL Dark Horse Comeback Player of the Year: Buster Posey

 

NL Strikeout King: Clayton Kershaw

NL Dark Horse Strikeout King: Josh Johnson

 

NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw

NL Dark Horse Cy Young: Cole Hamels

 

NL Batting Champ: Joey Votto

NL Dark Horse Batting Champ: Troy Tulowitzki

 

NL HR Champ: Ryan Braun

NL Dark Horse HR Champ: Dan Uggla

 

NL MVP: Joey Votto

NL Dark Horse MVP: Matt Kemp

 

American League:

West: Texas

Central: Detroit

East: Tampa Bay

Wild Card Winner: New York

Wild Card Winner: Anaheim

ALDS: Detroit def. Texas (5 games); Tampa Bay def. Anaheim 4 games)

ALCS: Detroit def. Tampa Bay (6 games)

ALCS MVP: Austin Jackson

 

AL ROY (hitter): Jesus Montero

AL Dark Horse ROY (hitter): Yoenis Cespedes

 

AL ROY (pitcher) Matt Moore

AL Dark Horse ROY (pitcher): Tom Milone

 

AL Comeback Player of the Year: Carl Crawford

AL Dark Horse Comeback Player of the Year: Adam Dunn

 

AL Reliever of the Year: Jordan Walden

AL Dark Horse Reliever of the Year: Greg Holland

 

AL Strikeout King: Justin Verlander

AL Dark Horse Strikeout King: David Price

 

AL Cy Young Winner: Jered Weaver

AL Dark Horse Cy Young Winner: CJ Wilson

 

AL Batting Champ: Jacoby Ellsbury

AL Dark Horse Batting Champ: Jhonny Peralta

 

AL HR King: Jose Bautista

AL Dark Horse HR King: Eric Hosmer

 

AL MVP: Jacoby Ellsbury

AL Dark Horse MVP: Michael Young

2012 World Series:

2012 World Series: Detroit def. Arizona (7 games)

2012 WS MVP: Miguel Cabrera

1 Comment

  1. JP says:

    Interesting and agreeable picks there Jimbo. I would say both of your AL MVP candidates are going to get injured sometime during the season. Pooru and I both think Eric Hosmer is going to make a run at MVP in his sophomore year.

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