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Posted on: May 8, 2009 2:11 am
 

MLB Predictions

National League East

  1. Philadelphia Phillies
  2. N.Y. Mets
  3. Florida Marlins
  4. Atlanta Braves
  5. Washington Nationals

National League Central

  1. St. Louis Cardinals
  2. Chicago Cubs
  3. Cincinnati Reds
  4. Milwaukee Brewers
  5. Houston Astros
  6. Pittsburgh Pirates

National League West

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

American League East

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

American League Central

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

American League West

  1. Anaheim Angels
  2. Texas Rangers
  3. Oakland Athletics
  4. Seattle Mariners

 

Category: MLB
Posted on: May 6, 2009 1:05 pm
 

In Dire Need to Play the Natinals

As we all have seen, the Marlins have gone from one of the hottest teams in baseball to now one of the coldest. Our problems are everywhere. Our hitting is suffering. Out pitchers are inconsistent (except for JJ) and our defense is and always has been subpar. From this point I am not even sure what moves we could make to become a better team. Calling up Gabby Sanchez and replacing him with the struggling Emilio Bonifacio could have an impact. But we are in need of more that one replacement. At this point in the season, it appears as if we only have 3 guys who could start for another MLB team. John Baker, Jorge Cantu and Hanley Ramierez. The rest of the guys are batting unbelievably bad. Dan Uggla who has found a home in the 5th spot is now batting under .195. Our defense is very lack luster. With the exception of a very pleasant surprise in center field with Cameron Maybin, our defense is struggling to say the least. Uggla can't field, and Hanley with his new contract seems like he doesn't want to get his jersey dirty. Pitching, which is our biggest strength is falling apart. JJ is great, Nolasco can't find that strike zone, Volsdadt is a quality young pitcher (I'll give him some time), Annibal Sanchez just throws 92mph fastballs down the pipe, and Graham Taylor who was brought up because of his ability to throw strikes, can't find the Kzone. Now i know this seems a little doom and gloom, however we are in the midst of a long slump and need to click on all cylinders to get back to playing quality baseball, or our fan-base will abandon them quickly. Although it may not seem like it, I am still on the wagon, but we need to look better in losses and victories.
Category: MLB
 
 
 
 
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