United Cardinal Bloggers March Project: 2012 MLB Season Preview

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American League Wild Card Play-In

Tampa Bay Rays over Texas Rangers – Matt Moore over Yu Darvish. Rookie of the year candidates battle it out.

American League Division Series

(1) Detroit Tigers over (4) Tampa Bay Rays – Justin Verlander rested is better than anyone Rays can counter with.

(2) New York Yankees over (3) Los Angeles Angels – C.C. Sabathia and Andy Pettitte lead the way.

American League Championship Series

New York Yankees over Detroit Tigers – Tigers have no answer for Robinson Cano.

National League Wild Card Play-in

Atlanta Braves over St. Louis Cardinals – Braves exact revenge in 2012.

National League Division Series

(1) Philadelphia Phillies over (4) Atlanta Braves – Pitching, pitching and more pitching. The top three of Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels do quick work of the Braves.

(2) San Francisco Giants over (3) Cincinnati Reds – Giants in a five game thriller.

National League Championship Series

Philadelphia Phillies over San Francisco Giants – Phillies old crew rejuvenated.

World Series

New York Yankees over Philadephia Phillies – Back and forth seven-game series with Mariano Rivera saving one last post-season game and retires on top.

See next page for end of season awards.