Baseball is BACK!

Happy Opening Day to every baseball fan past, present, and future! Hands down this is THE single-most exciting day of the year.

Football, Basketball, Hockey, and Soccer. They all have first games of the season, right? Of course their fans get excited for the opening game of the season. But Major League Baseball is THE ONLY league to have their own LOGO for the first game of the season.

Opening Day in baseball is more exciting than the first game of any other sport. It is so hyped up, every baseball fan has something to do. Easily, baseball is the best sport in America.

I’ll be at the A’s game tonight, so expect a post up within the next week or two! (Yes, I still have the WBC to finish writing about)

Before I end this entry, I am here to give you my predictions for the season. Ready? LET’S GOOOOOO!

AL East:

  1.  Tampa Bay Rays
  2. Toronto Blue Jays
  3. Baltimore Orioles
  4. Boston Red Sox
  5. New York Yankees

AL Central:

  1. Detroit Tigers
  2. Kansas City Royals
  3. Cleveland Indians
  4. Chicago White Sox
  5. Minnesota Twins

AL West:

  1. Oakland Athletics
  2. Seattle Mariners
  3. Lost Angeles Angels
  4. Houston Astros
  5. Texas Rangers

Wild Card: Kansas City over Seattle

ALDS: Oakland Over Kansas City

ALDS: Tampa Bay over Detroit

ALCS: Oakland over Tampa Bay

NL East:

  1. Washington Nationals
  2. Atlanta Braves
  3. Philadelphia Phillies
  4. New York Mets
  5. Miami Marlins

NL Central:

  1. Cincinnati Reds
  2. Pittsburg Pirates
  3. St. Louis Cardinals
  4. Milwaukee Brewers
  5. Chicago Cubs

NL West:

  1. Los Angeles Dodgers
  2. Arizona Diamondbacks
  3. San Francisco Giants
  4. San Diego Padres
  5. Colorado Rockies

Wild Card: Pittsburg over Atlanta

ALDS: Washington Over Pittsburg

ALDS: Cincinnati over Los Angeles

ALCS: Washington over Cincinnati

World Series: Washington over Oakland in 6 games.


AL MVP: Yoenis Cespedes (OAK)

NL MVP: Joey Votto (CIN)

AL Cy Young: James Shields (KC)

NL Cy Young: Stephen Strasburg (WAS)

AL ROY: Wil Myers (TB)

NL ROY: Travis d’Arnaud (NYM)

AL MOY: Ned Yost (KC)

NL MOY: Clint Hurdle (PIT)

There you have it folks! Go ahead. Bash me in the comments. Feel free. You’ll only hurt my feelings a little bit. No, seriously. Tell me what you think! Obviously, everyone will not agree with me, but some people will! Let me know in the comments down below! Thanks as always for reading, and have a great day!


Nick Badders is a unofficial reporter for He writes the blog, 7000 Coliseum Way, and you can follow him on Twitter @nickbatters or his blog @7000ColiseumWay. You can also LIKE his blog on Facebook or follow him @nickbatters or his blog @7000ColiseumWay on Instagram. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.


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