April 4, 2015

ESPN: 2015 Predictions

ESPN formed a panel of [88] writers, analysts and contributors to give their team and award predictions for the 2015 MLB season. ...

The Washington Nationals led the way as our pick to win the World Series, receiving 42 percent (37 of the 88 votes) of the vote from our panel of experts. The Los Angeles Dodgers came in second, getting 19 percent (17 votes) of the vote.

In the American League East, the Boston Red Sox came out on top by receiving 36 votes followed by the Baltimore Orioles (30), Toronto Blue Jays (17), New York Yankees (4) and Tampa Bay Rays (1). ...

Below are 15 of our experts' picks for '15: ...
As you can see from the graphic at the above link, those 15 picks for the AL East are: Baltimore (10), Toronto (4), and Boston (1).

Three other people picked Boston as one of the two wild card teams. No one picked them to make the ALCS.

Only three of the 15 experts predict an American League team as the World Series champion  (Cleveland, White Sox, Mariners).

The Award picks are here.

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