2011 predictions

It’s that time of the year when the snow starts melting, grass begins to grow and we here at Yanks Go Yard make foolish predictions that never come true. With Opening Day 11 days away, here is what we think will happen with the 2011 season:

Andy C’s predictions:

AL East

  1. Red Cox: 94-68
  2. Yankees: 89-73 (Wild Card)
  3. Orioles: 86-76
  4. Blue Jays: 74-88
  5. Rays: 72-90

AL Central

  1. Twins: 89-73
  2. White Sox: 84-78
  3. Tigers: 79-83
  4. Indians: 70-92
  5. Royals: 68-94

AL West

  1. Rangers: 85-77
  2. A’s: 81-81
  3. Angels: 78-84
  4. Mariners: 66-96

NL East

  1. Braves: 93-69
  2. Phillies: 90-72 (Wild Card)
  3. Nats: 80-82
  4. Marlins: 74-88
  5. Mets: 63-99

NL Central

  1. Reds: 88-74
  2. Cubs: 82-80
  3. Cards: 73-89
  4. Brewers: 68-94
  5. Astros: 63-99
  6. Pirates: 58-104

NL West

  1. Fake G-Men: 90-72
  2. Rockies: 88-74
  3. Padres: 87-75
  4. D’Bags: 69-93
  5. Dodgers: 66-96


Red Cox-Rangers, Boston 3-2; Yanks-Twins, New York 3-0


Braves-Reds, Cincy 3-1; Phillies-Fake G-Men, SF 3-2


Yanks-Sox, NYY 4-3


SF-Cincy, Reds 4-2

World Series

Yanks-Reds, NYY 4-1


Alex Rodriguez, NYY

AL Cy Young

Jon Lester, BOS

AL Manager of the Year

Buck Showalter, BAL


Albert Pujols, STL

NL Cy Young

Cliff Lee, PHI

NL Manager of the Year

Fredi Gonzalez, ATL

Stephen Crociata’s predictions:


  1. Yankees
  2. Red Sox (WC)
  3. Rays
  4. Jays
  5. Orioles

AL Central

  1. Tigers
  2. Twins
  3. Sox
  4. Indians
  5. Royals

AL West

  1. Texas
  2. Anaheim
  3. Oakland
  4. Seattle

NL East

  1. Phillies
  2. Braves (WC)
  3. Nats
  4. Mets
  5. Marlins

NL Central

  1. Brewers
  2. Reds
  3. Cubs
  4. Cardinals
  5. Astros
  6. Pirates

NL West

  1. Rockies
  2. Giants
  3. Padres
  4. Dodgers
  5. Diamondbacks

-Yankees over Texas
-Tigers over Boston
-Yankees over Tigers
-Phillies over Brewers
-Braves over Rockies
-Braves over Phillies
-Yankees over Braves

-AL MVP: Teixeira, NYY
-AL CY Young: Lester, BOS
-AL MOY: Leyland, DET

-NL MVP: Carlos Gonzalez, COL
-NL Cy Young: Halladay, PHI
-NL MOY: Ron Roenicke, MIL

There you have it. That’s what we think will happen with the upcoming campaign. Feel free to leave comments telling us how stupid we are and what you think will happen.

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  • http://www.twitter.com/scrociata Stephen Crociata

    With the Brewers rotation I would be SHOCKED if they finished that much below .500

    • http://yanksgoyard.com Andrew Corselli

      You’re probably right, but I was just thinking with the injuries to Greinke and Marcum you never know. Although Marcum’s doesn’t seem to be too serious.

      Whatever, it’s not like I’ve never made a prediction that was way off.

  • Steve

    I’ll go to first game in style. Maybe a limo or something, i was looking for good prices; anyone has a tip? i found this website if anyone is interested, its http://www.limosnyc.co, there is a list with limo companies in the city, but they don’t have any prices, i just want to avoud calling a bunch of limos companies in NYC. Go Yanks!