The Dugout- 2012 Predictions

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  1. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    Ok guys... Opening day is around the corner. Time for our inaugural predictions thread! Please answer the below questions so we can look back at them in June and chuckle as to how horribly you did!


    AL East Champion:
    AL Central Champion:
    AL West Champion:
    AL Wildcard Teams (2):
    AL MVP:
    AL Cy Young:
    AL Rookie of the Year:
    AL Relief Man of the Year:


    NL East Champion:
    NL Central Champion:
    NL West Champion:
    NL Wildcard Teams (2)
    NL MVP:
    NL Cy Young:
    NL Rookie of the Year:
    NL Relief Man of the Year:


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season?
    What are your biggest needs for 2012?
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012?
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012?
     
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  2. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    AL East Champion: Tampa Bay
    AL Central Champion: Detroit
    AL West Champion: Los Angeles
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Texas, New York
    AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera
    AL Cy Young: Jared Weaver
    AL Rookie of the Year: Jesus Montero (Seattle)
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Jose Valverde (Detroit)


    NL East Champion: Atlanta
    NL Central Champion: Chicago
    NL West Champion: Los Angeles
    NL Wildcard Teams (2): Colorado, Miami
    NL MVP: Matt Kemp
    NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw
    NL Rookie of the Year: Julio Teaheran (Atlanta)
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Javy Guerra (Los Angeles)


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season?- The Angels. No question. Adding CJ Wilson and Albert Pujols were huge.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012?- Power at the corners.
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012?- Pedro Alvarez (Pittsburgh)
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Los Angeles Dodgers
     
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  3. ryalaman

    ryalaman Walk On

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    AL East Champion: Tampa Bay
    AL Central Champion: Detroit
    AL West Champion: Texas
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): New York, Los Angeles
    AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera
    AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander
    AL Rookie of the Year: Matt Moore (Tampa Bay)
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Mariano Rivera (New York)

    NL East Champion: Miami
    NL Central Champion: Milwaukee
    NL West Champion: San Francisco
    NL Wildcard Teams (2): St. Louis, Philly
    NL MVP: Ryan Braun
    NL Cy Young: Greinke
    NL Rookie of the Year: Drew Pomeranz (Colorado)
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Craig Kimbrel (Atlanta)

    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season?- I actually hate the Prince deal for Detroit... it might be one of the worst contracts in MLB history. I'll take the AJ Burnett deal for the Pirates. They gave up a bag of balls for a guy who (if healthy and if he gets his head on straight) was a very productive starter and they got the Yankees to pick up most of the tab.

    What are your biggest needs for 2012?- lol. This question would be easier if it asked what I didn't need. I need everything but a catcher, CF, and SS.

    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012?- Brian Matusz

    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Tampa Bay
     
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  4. sonn

    sonn Walk On

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    AL East Champion: New York
    AL Central Champion: Detroit
    AL West Champion: LAA Angels
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Texas, Boston
    AL MVP: Prince Fielder
    AL Cy Young: Felix Hernandez
    AL Rookie of the Year: Matt Moore
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Mariano Rivera


    NL East Champion: Philadelphia
    NL Central Champion: Milwaukee
    NL West Champion: LA Dodgers
    NL Wildcard Teams (2): Miami, San Francisco
    NL MVP: Joey Votto
    NL Cy Young: Roy Halladay
    NL Rookie of the Year: Yonder Alonso
    NL Relief Man of the Year: John Axford


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Detroit signing Prince.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? Left Field and 1B
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Henderson Alvarez
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Yankees
     
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  5. JFace907

    JFace907 Ron F'n Swanson

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    AL East Champion: New York Yankees
    AL Central Champion: Detroit Tigers
    AL West Champion: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Tampa Bay Rays/Texas Rangers
    AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (Detroit Tigers)
    AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander (Detroit Tigers)
    AL Rookie of the Year: Yu Darvish (Texas Rangers)
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Mariano Rivera (New York Yankees)


    NL East Champion: Philadelphia Phillies
    NL Central Champion: St. Louis Cardinals
    NL West Champion: Arizona Diamondbacks
    NL Wildcard Teams (2): San Francisco Giants/Atlanta Braves
    NL MVP: Justin Upton (Arizona Diamondbacks)
    NL Cy Young: Roy Halladay (Philadelphia Phillies)
    NL Rookie of the Year: Tyler Pastrornicky (Atlanta Braves)
    NL Relief Man of the Year: JJ Putz (Arizona Diamondbacks)


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season?
    Without question its the Tigers bringing in Prince Fielder, best lineup in the AL

    What are your biggest needs for 2012?
    An actual left fielder. The platooning of Shelly Duncan and Aaron Cunningham is just not going to work

    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012?
    I think Grady Sizemore coming off the DL towards midseason could have a great year.

    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012?
    St. Louis Cardinals will repeat
     
  6. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    If a cpu team wins, we suck
     
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  7. NDCOLTS1979

    NDCOLTS1979 I love you red solo cup

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    AL East Champion: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    AL Central Champion: Detroit Tiger
    AL West Champion: Texas Rangers
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Boston Red Sox, Anaheim Angels
    AL MVP: Albert Pujols
    AL Cy Young: Helickson
    AL Rookie of the Year: Matt Moore
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Riveria


    NL East Champion:Miami Marlins
    NL Central Champion: Cincinatti Reds
    NL West Champion: Los Angeles Dodgers
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Mets, Team thats a bird from NL Central
    NL MVP: Matt Kemp
    NL Cy Young: Cole Hamels
    NL Rookie of the Year: Julio Teheran
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Kimbrel


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Miami Marlins
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? To grab some more talent
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Starlin Castro
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Tampa Bay Devil Rays
     
  8. Timpegoose

    Timpegoose Walk On

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    AL East Champion: New York Yankees
    AL Central Champion: Detroit Tigers
    AL West Champion: LA Angels
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox
    AL MVP: Albert Pujols (LA Angels)
    AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander (Detroit Tigers)
    AL Rookie of the Year: Jesus Montero (Seattle Mariners)
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Mariano Rivera (New York Yankees)


    NL East Champion: Miami Marlins
    NL Central Champion: St. Louis Cardinals
    NL West Champion: LA Dodgers
    NL Wildcard Teams (2): Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves
    NL MVP: Jose Reyes (Miami Marlins)
    NL Cy Young: Roy Halladay (Philadelphia Phillies)
    NL Rookie of the Year: Tyler Pastornicky (Atlanta Braves)
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Jason Motte (St. Louis Cardinals)


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? The Marlins bringing in Reyes was huge, although they may struggle a bit defensively while Hanley adjusts to 3rd. The Angels are the obvious choice here though, Pujols and Wilson are both huge signings.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? Bullpen, and some depth at 3rd or left. Prado can fill the depth at whichever one I can't fill.
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Tyler Pastornicky for sure. The starting spot at shortstop is his to lose, and we expect big things from him defensively.
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? LA Dodgers
     
  9. CeeGee

    CeeGee Block-O-Nation

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    Does the 2 Wild Card rule go into effect this Season?

    I though it was starting in 2013?

    I could be wrong lol.
     
  10. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    Nope, starts this year.
     
  11. ZCar352

    ZCar352 Keep Pounding...Go Panthers!!!

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    AL East Champion: Boston Red Sox
    AL Central Champion: Detroit Tigers
    AL West Champion: LA Angels
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays
    AL MVP: Dustin Pedroia (BOS)
    AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander (DET)
    AL Rookie of the Year: Yoenis Cespedes (OAK)
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Joe Nathan (TEX)


    NL East Champion: Atlanta Braves
    NL Central Champion: St Louis Cardinals
    NL West Champion: LA Dodgers
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Colorado Rockies, Philadelphia Phillies
    NL MVP: Troy Tulowitzki (COL)
    NL Cy Young: Tommy Hanson (ATL)
    NL Rookie of the Year: Julio Teheran (ATL)
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Craig Kimbrel (ATL)


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Obvious choice is the Angels with Pujols and Wilson but Detroit getting Prince Fielder to go along with Miguel Cabrera was a nice pick up.

    What are your biggest needs for 2012? My biggest need for this season is relief pitching and shortstop at the moment.

    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? There are a couple I believe will have breakout seasons CF Yoenis Cespedes, SP Jarrod Parker, and SP Brad Peacock.

    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Detroit Tigers
     
  12. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    recchem2000 UCLA > WSU

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    They are delusional :D
     
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  14. NDCOLTS1979

    NDCOLTS1979 I love you red solo cup

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    Were you drinking something good when you picked this lol cause if so i really need some of this :) Even though i really hope it comes true
     
  15. Sharkman37

    Sharkman37 Walk On

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    AL East Champion: Red Sox
    AL Central Champion: Tigers
    AL West Champion: Angels
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Rays and Rangers
    AL MVP: Pujols
    AL Cy Young: J. Weaver
    AL Rookie of the Year: Cespedes
    AL Relief Man of the Year: M Riviera


    NL East Champion: Nationals
    NL Central Champion: Reds
    NL West Champion: D-Backs
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Dodgers, Braves
    NL MVP: Votto
    NL Cy Young: Lincecum
    NL Rookie of the Year: Dee Gordon
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Kimbrel


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Pujols signing with the Halos
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? A second baseman
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Brennan Boesch
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Angels
     
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  16. soxandgators

    soxandgators The Gator Nation

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    AL East Champion: Yankees
    AL Central Champion: Tigers
    AL West Champion: Rangers
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Rays,Angels
    AL MVP: Cabrera
    AL Cy Young: Sabathia
    AL Rookie of the Year: Trout
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Rivera


    NL East Champion: Phillies
    NL Central Champion: Reds
    NL West Champion: DBacks
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Dodgers,Braves
    NL MVP: Kemp
    NL Cy Young: Kershaw
    NL Rookie of the Year: Teheran
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Putz


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Angels
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? Youth
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Chris Sale
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Yankees
     
  17. abolishthefed

    abolishthefed Specializing in mediocrity

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    AL East Champion: Rays
    AL Central Champion: Tigers
    AL West Champion: Angels
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Rangers, Yankees
    AL MVP: Pujols LAA
    AL Cy Young: Verlander DET
    AL Rookie of the Year: Matt Moore TB
    AL Relief Man of the Year: M. Adams TEX


    NL East Champion: Phillies
    NL Central Champion: Reds
    NL West Champion: Rockies
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Cardinals ,Braves
    NL MVP: Braun MIL
    NL Cy Young: Halladay PHI
    NL Rookie of the Year: Teheran ATL
    NL Relief Man of the Year: B. Wilson SF


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? The Indians' big pick up of Casey Kotchman was a huge signal to the fanbase that management does not care at all about winning. Basically, it signaled that there is no reason to watch any games. Killing an entire summer for Cleveland fans = the biggest move.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? 2B, RF
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Brandon Belt 1B
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Rangers
     
  18. PepperNY

    PepperNY Fear the Spear

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    damnit guys, stop picking the Rays, I am a newbie to OOTP and feeling the pressure right out of the gate lol
     
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  19. PepperNY

    PepperNY Fear the Spear

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    AL East Champion: Boston Red Sox
    AL Central Champion: Detroit Tigers
    AL West Champion: Rangers
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Yankees, Angels
    AL MVP: Albert Pujols
    AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander
    AL Rookie of the Year: Yu Darvish
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Jose Valverde


    NL East Champion: Phillies
    NL Central Champion: Cardinals
    NL West Champion: Giants
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Brewers, Braves
    NL MVP: Joey Votto
    NL Cy Young: Roy Halladay
    NL Rookie of the Year: Teheran
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Papelbon


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Has to be the Marlins for adding a player like Joes Reyes as well as alot of other pieces that they added.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? Need to stregthen the middle of the bullpen and add some talent behind the plate.
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Carols Pena
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Texas Rangers
     
  20. ty5oke

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    AL East Champion: Yankees
    AL Central Champion: Tigers
    AL West Champion: Rangers
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Angels, Rays
    AL MVP: Cabrera
    AL Cy Young: Verlander
    AL Rookie of the Year: Matt Moore
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Rivera


    NL East Champion: Phillies
    NL Central Champion: Cardinals
    NL West Champion: Dbacks
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Braves, Reds
    NL MVP: Matt Holliday
    NL Cy Young: Halladay
    NL Rookie of the Year: Alonso
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Kimbrel


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Tigers getting Fielder. Cabrera/Fielder will be a great 1-2 punch.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? Work on rebuilding the farm system.
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? JD Martinez could hit 20 HR
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Tigers
     
  21. Dylema

    Dylema Walk On

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    AL East Champion: Yankees
    AL Central Champion: Tigers
    AL West Champion: Angels
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Rangers, Rays
    AL MVP: Pujols
    AL Cy Young: King Felix Hernandez
    AL Rookie of the Year: Yu Darvish
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Rivera


    NL East Champion: Phillies
    NL Central Champion: Cardinals
    NL West Champion: Dbacks
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Braves, Reds
    NL MVP: Votto
    NL Cy Young: Halladay
    NL Rookie of the Year: Teheran
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Putz


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? I'd have to say Prince going to Detroit, not sure how it'll turn out in the long run though.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? Letting the youngsters on the farm grow.
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Not necessarily a sleeper but hopefully Montero will bust onto the scene in his rookie year.
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Phillies
     
  22. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    He's my rookie of the year pick
     
  23. County5

    County5 Practice? I mean c'mon..

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    AL East Champion: Boston
    AL Central Champion: Detroit
    AL West Champion: Texas
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): NYY LAA
    AL MVP: Fielder Det
    AL Cy Young: Verlander Det
    AL Rookie of the Year: Cespedes Oak
    AL Relief Man of the Year: IDK


    NL East Champion: Philly
    NL Central Champion: What the hell Chicago
    NL West Champion: San Fran
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) LA St. Louis
    NL MVP: Sandoval
    NL Cy Young: Cain
    NL Rookie of the Year: IDK
    NL Relief Man of the Year: DIK


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season?
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? A steady bat at 3rd and Pitching, Pitching, PITCHING
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Pomeranz
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Detroit
    Sorry I am late with this just saw it.. i must be blind.
     
  24. briosu99

    briosu99 6* Team Killer

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    AL East Champion: Rays
    AL Central Champion: Tigers
    AL West Champion: Rangers
    AL Wildcard Teams (2): Red Sox, Angels
    AL MVP: Albert Pujols
    AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander
    AL Rookie of the Year: Matt Moore
    AL Relief Man of the Year: Mariano Rivera (if he gets enough work in what will probably be his final season-he had no appearances in the first 6 games, not good)


    NL East Champion: Phillies
    NL Central Champion: Reds
    NL West Champion: Giants
    NL Wildcard Teams (2) Marlins, Braves
    NL MVP: Joey Votto
    NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw
    NL Rookie of the Year: Julio Teheran
    NL Relief Man of the Year: Craig Kimbrel


    What one team made the best move for the upcoming 2012 season? Toss up for me between the Angels and the Marlins.
    What are your biggest needs for 2012? I'll see how it goes but the big team should be pretty set. We are aging quickly so I need to develop or acquire some young talent right away.
    Who is the sleeper pick on your team for a breakout season for 2012? Brett Gardner
    Who is the World Series Champion for 2012? Detroit Tigers
     
  25. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    I think it's time for a rebuild. Trade me Swisher
     

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