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2012 BYB Staff Predictions

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We all like the Tigers -- surprise, surprise! But how much do we like the Tigers? Who else will be good in the AL? And finally, who do we think will win the World Series? Check out predictions are share yours in the comment thread!

Tigers projections

Category Kurt Allison Big Al Rob Melissa Patrick
Tigers record: 92-70 94-68
92-70
90-72 102-60 95-67
Tigers division rank: 1st 1st
1st
1st 1st 1st
How far the team goes ALCS ALCS
ALDS
W.S. W.S. ALCS
First call-up* Omir Santos Villarreal
Matt Hoffman
Turner Worth Villarreal
Best Rookie Drew Smyly Smyly
Smyly
Turner Marte Smyly
Breakout Player Brennan Boesch Boesch
Boesch
Boesch Boesch Porcello
MVP Miguel Cabrera Cabrera
Cabrera
Cabrera Cabrera Cabrera

* Drew Smyly made the team, but will throw one start with Toledo before being called up April 12. So we're not counting him.

AL projections

Category Kurt Allison Big Al Rob Melissa Patrick
AL East Rays Yankees
Rays
Yankees Yankees Yankees
AL Central Tigers Tigers
Tigers
Tigers Tigers Tigers
AL West Angels Rangers
Rangers
Rangers Rangers Angels
AL Wildcards: Red Sox/Rangers Angels/Red Sox
Angels/Yankees
Angels/Red Sox Rays/Angels Rays/Rangers
AL RoY Matt Moore Yoenis Cespedes
Yoenis Cespedes
Yu Darvish Darvish Matt Moore
AL Cy Young Jered Weaver Justin Verlander
Felix Hernandez
Jered Weaver CC Sabathia Justin Verlander
AL MVP Miguel Cabrera Cabrera
Cabrera
Robinson Cano Cabrera Cabrera
AL Champion Angels Angels
Rangers
Tigers Tigers Angels

NL projections:

Category Kurt Allison Big Al Rob Melissa Patrick
NL East Phillies Phillies
Braves
Braves Braves Braves
NL Central Brewers Reds
Reds
Reds Reds Reds
NL West Dodgers Dodgers
Dodgers
Dodgers Dodgers Rockies
NL Wildcards: Rockies/Marlins Braves/Rockies
Phillies/Rockies
Phillies/D-backs Nats/Cards Phillies/Marlins
NL RoY Drew Pomeranz Bryce Harper
Bryce Harper
Devin Mescoraco Bryce Harper Drew Pomeranz
NL Cy Young Cliff Lee Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw
Lee Roy Halladay Kershaw
NL MVP Troy Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki
Joey Votto
Justin Upton Kemp Kemp
NL Champion Rockies Rockies
Rockies
Braves Reds Rockies

World Series Winner

Category Kurt Allison Big Al Rob Melissa Patrick
WORLD SERIES Rockies Angels
Rangers
Tigers Tigers Angels



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