Joe’s Way Out On A Limb Predictions For The 2008 Season

An article by posted on March 29, 2008
And now it’s time for my pre-season predictions for the 2008 baseball season.

National League

NL East – New York Mets
NL Central – Chicago Cubs
NL West – Arizona Diamondbacks
NL Wild Card – Milwaukee Brewers
NLCS Champs – New York Mets

Cy Young Award – Johan Santana – New York Mets
Comeback Player of the Year – Kerry Wood – Chicago Cubs
Most Valuable Player – David Wright – New York Mets
Manager of the Year – Willie Randolph – New York Mets
Rookie of the Year – Kosuke Fukudome – Chicago Cubs
Homerun Champ – Prince Fielder – Milwaukee Brewers
Batting Champion – Matt Holliday – Colorado Rockies
Stolen Base Leader – Jose Reyes – New York Mets
Most Underrated Player – Chase Utley – Philadelphia Phillies
Most Overrated Player – Aaron Rowand – San Francisco Giants
Biggest Surprise – Lastings Milledge – Washington Nationals
Biggest Bust – Troy Glaus – St. Louis Cardinals

American League

AL East – Boston Red Sox
AL Central – Cleveland Indians
AL West – Seattle Mariners
AL Wild Card – Los Angeles Angels
ALCS Champs – Cleveland Indians

Cy Young Award - C.C. Sabathia – Cleveland Indians
Comeback Player of the Year – Manny Ramirez – Boston Red Sox
Most Valuable Player – Alex Rodriguez – New York Yankees
Manager of the Year - Eric Wedge – Cleveland Indians
Rookie of the Year – Evan Longoria – Tampa Bay Rays
Homerun Champ – Alex Rodriguez – New York Yankees
Batting Champion – Ichiro Suzuki – Seattle Mariners
Stolen Base Leader – Carl Crawford – Tampa Bay Rays
Most Underrated Player – Grady Sizemore – Cleveland Indians
Most Overrated Player – Dontrelle Willis – Detroit Tigers
Biggest Surprise – Felix Hernandez – Seattle Mariners
Biggest Bust – Jorge Posada – New York Yankees

World Series - New York Mets will beat the Cleveland Indians

Okay… Bring on all the criticism!

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