Jul 21, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) and the rest of the Boston Red Sox wait at home plate to congratulate first baseman Mike Napoli (12) for his walk off home run against the New York Yankees during the eleventh inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

BoSox Injection Midseason Predictions

After this year’s trading deadline, our writers at BoSox Injection have compiled some predictions of what is going down the rest of the season. You’ll find that many of us are very optimistic about the Red Sox’ chances in 2013!

Harry Burnham’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (.360/.455/.668, 32 home runs, 99 RBIs)
NL MVP: Paul Goldschmidt (.301/.389/.551, 26 home runs, 89 RBIs)
AL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (16-1, 2.85 ERA, 10.1 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 1.87 ERA, 8.6 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Wil Myers (.329/.379/.533, 8 home runs, 30 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Yasiel Puig (.376/.429/.600, 11 home runs, 25 RBIs)
Biggest Trade: Boston receives Jake Peavy, Brayan Villarreal; Chicago (AL) receives Avisail Garcia, Francellis Montas, Cleuluis Rondon, JB Wendelken; Detroit receives Jose Iglesias.


AL Wild Card Game: Tampa Bay over Texas
ALDS: Tampa Bay over Boston; Detroit over Oakland
ALCS: Detroit over Tampa Bay
World Series: Detroit over St. Louis

Conor Duffy’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (.360/.455/.668, 32 home runs, 99 RBIs)
NL MVP: Carlos Gonzalez (.302/.367/.591, 26 home runs, 70 RBIs)
AL Cy Young: Felix Hernandez (11-4, 2.30 ERA, 9.3 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 1.87 ERA, 8.6 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Wil Myers (.329/.379/.533, 8 home runs, 30 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Yasiel Puig (.376/.429/.600, 11 home runs, 25 RBIs)
Biggest Trade:  Boston receives Jake Peavy, Brayan Villarreal; Chicago (AL) receives Avisail Garcia, Francellis Montas, Cleuluis Rondon, JB Wendelken; Detroit receives Jose Iglesias.

AL Wild Card Game: Tampa Bay over Baltimore
ALDS: Boston over Tampa Bay; Detroit over Oakland
ALCS: Boston over Detroit
World Series: Boston over St. Louis

John Fahrer’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (.360/.455/.668, 32 home runs, 99 RBIs)
NL MVP: Paul Goldschmidt (.301/.389/.551, 26 home runs, 89 RBIs)
AL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (16-1, 2.85 ERA, 10.1 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Adam Wainwright (13-6, 2.61 ERA, 8.1 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Wil Myers (.329/.379/.533, 8 home runs, 30 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Yasiel Puig (.376/.429/.600, 11 home runs, 25 RBIs)
Biggest Trade: Boston receives Jake Peavy, Brayan Villarreal; Chicago (AL) receives Avisail Garcia, Francellis Montas, Cleuluis Rondon, JB Wendelken; Detroit receives Jose Iglesias.

AL Wild Card Game: Tampa Bay over Baltimore
ALDS: Boston over Tampa Bay; Oakland over Detroit
ALCS: Boston over Oakland
World Series: Boston over Pittsburgh

Rick McNair’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Chris Davis (.300/.374/.672, 40 home runs, 102 RBIs)
NL MVP: Paul Goldschmidt (.301/.389/.551, 26 home runs, 89 RBIs)
AL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (16-1, 2.85 ERA, 10.1 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 1.87 ERA, 8.6 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Wil Myers (.329/.379/.533, 8 home runs, 30 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Yasiel Puig (.376/.429/.600, 11 home runs, 25 RBIs)
Biggest Trade: Baltimore receives Bud Norris; Houston receives Josh Hader, LJ Hoes.

AL Wild Card Game: Tampa Bay over Texas
ALDS: Boston over Cleveland; Tampa Bay over Oakland
ALCS: Boston over Tampa bay
World Series: Boston over St. Louis

Earl Nash’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (.360/.455/.668, 32 home runs, 99 RBIs)

NL MVP: Andrew McCutchen (.307/.378/.499, 15 home runs, 62 RBIs)
AL Cy Young: Yu Darvish (10-5, 2.66 ERA, 12.1 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Matt Harvey (8-3, 2.21 ERA, 10.1 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Leonys Martin (.278/.325/.413, 6 home runs, 22 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Evan Gattis (.245/.299/.493, 15 home runs, 44 RBIs)
Biggest Trade: Boston receives Jake Peavy, Brayan Villarreal; Chicago (AL) receives Avisail Garcia, Francellis Montas, Cleuluis Rondon, JB Wendelken; Detroit receives Jose Iglesias.

AL Wild Card Game: Boston over Texas
ALDS: Boston over Tampa Bay; Detroit over Oakland
ALCS: Boston over Detroit
World Series: St. Louis over Boston

Steve Peterson’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (.360/.455/.668, 32 home runs, 99 RBIs)
NL MVP: Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 1.87 ERA, 8.6 K/9)
AL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (16-1, 2.85 ERA, 10.1 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 1.87 ERA, 8.6 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Leonys Martin (.278/.325/.413, 6 home runs, 22 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Yasiel Puig (.376/.429/.600, 11 home runs, 25 RBIs)
Biggest Trade: Boston receives Jake Peavy, Brayan Villarreal; Chicago (AL) receives Avisail Garcia, Francellis Montas, Cleuluis Rondon, JB Wendelken; Detroit receives Jose Iglesias.

AL Wild Card Game: Tampa Bay over Texas
ALDS: Boston over Tampa Bay; Oakland over Detroit
ALCS: Boston over Oakland
World Series: St. Louis over Boston

Michele Pettis’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (.360/.455/.668, 32 home runs, 99 RBIs)
NL MVP: Paul Goldschmidt (.301/.389/.551, 26 home runs, 89 RBIs)
AL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (16-1, 2.85 ERA, 10.1 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Adam Wainwright (13-6, 2.61 ERA, 8.1 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Wil Myers (.329/.379/.533, 8 home runs, 30 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Yasiel Puig (.376/.429/.600, 11 home runs, 25 RBIs)
Biggest Trade: Boston receives Jake Peavy, Brayan Villarreal; Chicago (AL) receives Avisail Garcia, Francellis Montas, Cleuluis Rondon, JB Wendelken; Detroit receives Jose Iglesias.

AL Wild Card Game: Tampa Bay over Baltimore
ALDS: Boston over Tampa Bay; Oakland over Detroit
ALCS: Boston over Oakland
World Series: Boston over Pittsburgh

Paul Prims’s Predictions:

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera (.360/.455/.668, 32 home runs, 99 RBIs)
NL MVP: Joey Votto (.321/.438/.512, 17 home runs, 52 RBIs)
AL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (16-1, 2.85 ERA, 10.1 K/9)
NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 1.87 ERA, 8.6 K/9)
AL Rookie of the Year: Wil Myers (.329/.379/.533, 8 home runs, 30 RBIs)
NL Rookie of the Year: Evan Gattis (.245/.299/.493, 15 home runs, 44 RBIs)
Biggest Trade: Boston receives Jake Peavy, Brayan Villarreal; Chicago (AL) receives Avisail Garcia, Francellis Montas, Cleuluis Rondon, JB Wendelken; Detroit receives Jose Iglesias.

AL Wild Card Game: Tampa Bay over Texas
ALDS: Boston over Tampa Bay; Detroit over Oakland
ALCS: Boston over Detroit
World Series: Boston over Cincinnati

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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