MLB predictions: divisions and awards 

April, 3, 2012

As usual, I've sketched out my win-loss predictions for all 30 teams and winners for the six major postseason awards. Usually, I find it's easy to pick a few teams I think will run away from their respective packs -- which isn't to say I've had any great success in doing so -- but this year feels more compressed than the typical season, especially in the two East divisions. It likely won't play out that way, of course, but I could make compelling arguments for four teams in the AL East to win their divisions, and at least three in the NL East to do the same. Awards predictions follow the division picks.

Here are the picks for 2012: