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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #150 on: October 2, 2006, 01:44 AM »
Well, let's just give this a shot and see how close I can get to predicting this outcome:

AL Division Series

Yankees over Tigers in 4 games

Twins over Athletics in 5 games



NL Division Series

Cardinals over Padres in 4 games

Mets over Dodgers in 4 games



ALCS

Yankees over Twins in 5 games


NLCS

Mets over Cardinals in 6 games


World Series

Yankees over Mets in 5 games




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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #151 on: October 3, 2006, 04:30 PM »


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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #152 on: October 3, 2006, 04:36 PM »
Its not like Santana had a bad game...Zito was just that much more phenomenal. 

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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #153 on: October 3, 2006, 04:36 PM »
I know, it's just that Johan Santana is lights out all year long, yet can always be seen crying in the first round of the playoffs.
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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #154 on: October 3, 2006, 04:42 PM »
Santana was fine, this was the problem...

0-for-3 = Mauer
1-for-4 = Cuddyer (and that hit was in the 9th)
0-for-4 = Morneau
0-for-4 = Hunter

That's not what you like to see from your 3-4-5-6 hitters.   :'(
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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #155 on: October 3, 2006, 04:48 PM »
The A's have a history of winning the first 2 games of the first round, then dropping the next 3.

Both the Red Sox and the Yankees have done that in the past 2 years.  Wouldn't be shocked if the Twins did too.
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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #156 on: October 3, 2006, 08:03 PM »
No one else wants to try their hand at mapping out the outcome of the playoffs?


They just scanned the Tigers dugout on FOX at the start of this game, and honestly, they all already look beaten to me.  Glassy eyes and looks all around.  I think they felt beat as soon as they failed to win the division and found out they got the Yankees round 1.  Tigers have lost 31 of their last 50 or something close to that.


The Yankees are going to thrash these punks.

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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #157 on: October 4, 2006, 08:32 AM »
I meant to do this yesterday:

AL Division Series

Yankees over Tigers in 4 games

Twins over A's in 5 games



NL Division Series

Padres over Cardinals in 5 games

Mets over Dodgers in 5 games



ALCS

Twins over Yankees in 6 games


NLCS

Padres over Mets in 7 games


World Series

Twins over Padres in 6 games

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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #158 on: October 4, 2006, 09:23 AM »



World Series

Twins over Padres in 6 games

Wow, Mets and Yanks eliminated and Padres in the Series.  That's the first I've seen of it's kind.  Interesting.  What's the rationale there?  How's the Yankee offense juggernaut gonna be knocked out?
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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #159 on: October 4, 2006, 09:26 AM »



World Series

Twins over Padres in 6 games

Wow, Mets and Yanks eliminated and Padres in the Series.  That's the first I've seen of it's kind.  Interesting.  What's the rationale there?  How's the Yankee offense juggernaut gonna be knocked out?
Maybe the same way it has the last 6 years...****** pitching

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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #160 on: October 4, 2006, 09:51 AM »
Their offense is absolutely breathtaking.  They were first in the major leagues with 5.7 runs/game.  And that was without Sheffield and Matsui.

Our #9 hitter finished 3rd in the AL batting race.

Our top 3 pitchers are Wang (19 wins) Mussina (15 wins) and Johnson (17 wins).

Our closer is the best in the history of baseball.

There are no problems.  We're gonna steamroll to a championship, definitely the overwhelming favorite.
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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #161 on: October 4, 2006, 09:52 AM »

Maybe the same way it has the last 6 years...****** pitching

And Scott you should post your prediction here so we have something to hold you accountable for  :)
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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #162 on: October 4, 2006, 10:26 AM »
No one else wants to try their hand at mapping out the outcome of the playoffs?

AL Division Series
Yankees over Tigers in 3 games
Twins over Athletics in 5 games


NL Division Series
Cardinals over Padres in 4 games
Mets over Dodgers in 5 games


ALCS
Yankees over Twins in 7 games


NLCS
Cardinals over Mets in 6 games  (I might have stuck with the Mets, but if El Duque is hurt now too... ?)


World Series
Yankees over Cardinals in 6 games



As much as it pains me to pick the Yankees, I think it's just too much offense for Bonser/Silva/Garza to handle (especially after seeing Jeter et al light up Bonderman last night).  Santana should be fine for 2 starts and Radke can manage a win, but that's probably only enough to force a game 7 (and probably some wishful thinking as well).   :-\

Still going to root for my squad to the bitter end though...  ;)



Our top 3 pitchers are Wang (19 wins) Mussina (15 wins) and Johnson (17 wins).

It really says something about a team's offense when your staff looks like this...

Wang (19 wins) - 3.63 ERA
Johnson (17 wins) - 5.00 ERA
Mussina (15 wins) - 3.51 ERA

- Wang's ERA ia almost a whole run higher than Santana, the other 19 game winner.
- Randy Johnson: 5.00 ERA and still won 17 games?  Guys with 5+ ERA usually end up with only 10-12 wins.

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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #163 on: October 4, 2006, 10:38 AM »
ALDS

Yankees over Tigers in 3
Twins over A's in 5

ALCS

Yankees over Twins in 5

NLDS

Dodgers over Mets in 4
Cardinals over Padres in 4

NLCS

Dodgers over Cardinals in 6

World Series

Yankees over Dodgers in 5

As I said earlier, you have a $200 million payroll you should win each and every year and not even be a contest, I hope to hell they don't (and again the pitching would be their downfall)

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Re: MLB 2006
« Reply #164 on: October 4, 2006, 10:55 AM »
For me, I just have this feeling that the WS will be a rematch of '88.

Oakland and LA.

But this time, the A's will win. Sure, on paper it seems like NY should easily win it all, but history has shown that the best team doesn't always win.
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