Our Crystal Ball Says...
This MLB predictions stuff is easy. Who didn't pick Justin Verlander to win the American League MVP before last season? Who didn't peg Clayton Kershaw as the obvious NL Cy Young winner or Kirk Gibson as Manager of the Year?
Piece of cake this predictions stuff. All you need to do is take conventional wisdom and throw it into McCovey Cove.
So in order to increase our chances of master prognostication, the Xfinity Sports staff goes outside the strike zone — in some cases, outside Vladimir Guerrero's strike zone even — with our bold predictions for the 2012 season. Save them too. They'll be fun to mock come October. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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