Giants vs Athletics: Week 10's prediction for the World Series

10 weeks of the season have gone by, and it’s getting good. The NL East has three teams atop its standings. The Wildcard races are still hot. Cleveland is moving up the ranks as well. And of course, teams are moving past each other all the time. With so much going on, let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Monday, June 9 at 7:05pm: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 10 »

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Giants vs Athletics: Week 9's prediction for the World Series

Nine weeks are gone in the season and June is upon us. Detroit is struggling while Boston is moving back up. The Dodgers are looking to recover their old form. The Astros are only the fourth worst team in the league. The divisions are starting to open up, with division leads being between 3.0 and 4.5 games (except for 7.5 in the NL West). It’s a critical time early in the season, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Monday, June 2, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 9 »

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Giants vs Tigers: Week 8's prediction for the World Series

The season’s second month is just about over. Josh Beckett threw the season’s first no-hitter. Boston has lost 10 straight. Toronto has taken advantage. Detroit and Oakland are struggling. Atlanta and Milwaukee are looking to hold on. The Wildcards are still in flux. It’s a fun time as we head into June, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Monday, May 26 before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 8 »

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Tigers vs Giants: Week 7's prediction for the World Series

The season goes on, and while both East divisions remain tight top-to-bottom, the others now have clear leaders. The Wildcards remain tight, as does the race for #1 in the NL. Some teams are dealing with injuries, others are trying to get better performances out of a few guys. It’s a delicate time, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Monday, May 19 at 8:00pm: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 7 »

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Tigers vs Brewers: Week 6's prediction for the World Series

A month and a half into the season, things are still volatile. Atlanta is making a comeback. Texas is slipping. Several new teams are poking around the Wildcard races. In fact, except for Houston, every team in the AL is within four games of a Wildcard spot, if not there or better. Except for the Cubs and Diamondbacks, the NL is quite similar. So much is going on, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Monday, May 12, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 6 »

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Tigers vs Brewers: Week 5's prediction for the World Series

Five weeks are gone in the season, and the top teams are having trouble keeping their position, if they haven’t lost it already. Both Eastern Divisions are remarkably close from top to bottom as well. The NL East also sees all five teams currently at least at .500. With such a tumultuous start to May, let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Tuesday, May 6, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 5 »

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Brewers vs Yankees: Week 4's prediction for the World Series

Coming up on the end of April, the Athletics have slowed and brought the AL lead into a pileup. That’s also true more than ever of the NL Wildcard race. The AL East is stretching out a bit, while the NL West is contracting. Teams all over the place are still having trouble breaking free of the pack, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Monday, April 28, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 4 »

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