So with us being a little over the way through the baseball season and the rest of the MLB FAs off the board in Dallas Keuchel/Craig Kimbrel (finally), it’s time to update the predictions. Of course the originals will never be right but I will stick to the originals for final judgement. I would be doing a disservice not updating them though considering how much has happened from March until now. That is the beauty of baseball though…it’s a grind and a roller coaster!

NL East
Braves
Phillies
Mets
Nationals
Marlins

NL Central
Cubs
Cardinals
Brewers
Pirates
Reds

NL West
Dodgers
Rockies
Diamondbacks
Padres
Giants

AL East
Yankees
Rays
Red Sox
Blue Jays
Orioles

AL Central
Twins
Indians
White Sox
Royals
Tigers

AL West
Astros
Angels
Oakland
Rangers
Mariners

NL Wild Card
Phillies over Cardinals

AL Wild Card
Rays over Red Sox

NLDS
Dodgers over Cubs
Phillies over Braves

ALDS
Yankees over Rays
Astros over Twins

NLCS
Dodgers over Phillies
Yankees over Astros

World Series
Yankees over Dodgers

At this point, this World Series matchup I truly believe is inevitable. What the Yankees have done this year is nothing short of magnificent. Their roster has been destroyed with injuries which had them in the basement at the end of April. They have managed to climb to the top of the AL East in the span of of 2 months with incredible position player depth, good starting pitching, and MVP play from Gary Sanchez. They are about to get healthy when Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Didi Gregorius, and Luis Severino come back from injury.

On the other side, the Dodgers really are the class of the National league and have been for quite some time. This year is different though because they’ve done it when their usual ace and Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw has been their 3rd best starter. Hyun-Jin Ryu currently has an ERA under 2 as we speak and Walker Buehler has blossomed into one of the best young starting pitchers in the league. Oh, and their lineup is anchored down by Cody Bellinger who barring injury will win the MVP. He’s on pace to hit over .400. For reference, only 1 player ever in MLB history has ever done that. He’s the best player in what is easily the best lineup in baseball top to bottom.

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