Friday, April 2, 2010
A couple of weeks ago, Josh Johnson e-mailed Twins bloggers and said that on April 2, we should post our 2010 predictions. The Twins 25 man roster is set. I will be attending the Twins/Cardinals exhibition later today. If you happen to be watching on TV, Iíll be in the left field, lower level bleachers right down the line, 3rd row. Hopefully there will be batting practice. Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday hitting shot after shot. Could be fun.
But back to predictions. They are always fun to do. Why? Because if they are accurate, at the end of the season Iíll remind you about them. And if they are wrong? Well, weíll just forget about themÖ right? So, I will post my Twins predictions, and AL and NL awards, and you can add your predictions in the comments.
Twins MVP: Jason Kubel, 2.) Joe Mauer, 3.) Justin Morneau
Twins Top Pitcher: Scott Baker, 2.) Francisco Liriano, 3.) Kevin Slowey
Twins Best Rookie: Anthony Slama, 2.) Danny Valencia, 3.) Wilson Ramos
Most Improved Player: Francisco Liriano, 2.) Delmon Young, 3.) Kevin Slowey
AL Central Predictions
Minnesota Twins† †††††† 93-69
Chicago White Sox††††† 88-74
Detroit Tigers†††††††††††††† 83-79
Cleveland Indians †††††† 74-88
Kansas City Royals††††† 72-90
American League Predictions
AL MVP: Alex Rodriguez, 2.) Joe Mauer, 3.) Mark Teixeira
AL Cy Young: CC Sabathia, 2.) Felix Hernandez, 3.) Scott Baker
AL Rookie of the Year: Brian Matusz, 2.) Michael Brantley, 3.) Austin Jackson
ALDS: Twins beat Mariners, Yankees beat Rangers
ALCS: Twins beat Yankees
National League Predictions
NL MVP: Albert Pujols, 2.) Chase Utley, 3.) Troy Tulowitzki
NL Cy Young: Roy Halladay, 2.) Adam Wainright, 3.) Ricky Nolasco
NL Rookie of the Year: Jason Heyward, 2.) Jon Niese, 3.) Ian Desmond
NLDS: Phillies beat Rockies, Cardinals beat Braves
NLCS: Cardinals beat Phillies
World Series Predictions
Twins beat Cardinals in Six Games.
What do you think? What are your †2010 Projections? Leave projections and comments here.