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MLB predictions for 2017 that don’t suck

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Malcolm Michaels
Written by Malcolm Michaels

Every year the geniuses at ESPN, MLB Network, blah blah blah, make their MLB predictions on who’s going to make the playoffs, win the World Series and the major awards.

Remember when the Boston Red Sox won the World Series in 2013? Yeah, no one of the 40-plus so-called “experts” at ESPN predicted they would make it to the World Series. And only two predicted they would make the playoffs.

Remember when the Chicago Cubs won the World Series in 2016? Yeah, no one of the 40-plus so-called “experts” at ESPN… oh wait, looks like 13 predicted the Cubs would win the World Series. For cripes sake, these dinguses finally got one right. I guess when you predict everything all the time, you’re bound to get one right occasionally.  Though, only one of them predicted the Cleveland Indians would make it to the World Series last year.

So what’s the moral of this story? All it means is that the Cubs were a very fashionable pick and the Indians ended up pulling an Atlanta Falcons (I was going to say “a Golden State Warriors” but it wasn’t that bad), handing the series to the Cubs and proving 13 of the biggest bloviators in the world (present company excluded) correct. Oh, the humanity. Err, I mean mankind, especially if you’ve been following the brilliance at Northern Arizona University.

About the author

Malcolm Michaels

Malcolm Michaels

You know me as TC from the Daily Dementia - the greatest podcast before prodcasts were podcasts - back in the late 90's. Now I'm making it sexy on Sportsnaut and pulling the strings ala Bela Lugosi in Plan 9 from Outer Space.