2013 MLB Predictions

AL East       NL East    
Team  Wins Loses   Team  Wins Loses
1. Tampa Bay 98 64 1.   Atlanta 96 66
2. New York Y. 89 73 2. Washington 90 72
3. Toronto 83 79 3.   Miami 84 78
4. Baltimore 79 83 4.   Philadelphia 77 85
5. Boston 67 95 5.   New York M. 75 87
  AL   Central       NL   Central    
Team  Wins Loses   Team  Wins Loses
1. Detroit 101 61 1.   Cincinnati 100 62
2. Kansas City 83 79 2.   St. Louis 83 79
3. Chicago W. 82 80 3.   Milwaukee 82 80
4. Cleveland 70 92 4.   Pittsburgh 80 82
5. Minnesota 66 96 5.   Chicago C. 59 103
  AL   West       NL   West    
Team  Wins Loses   Team  Wins Loses
1. Texas 90 72 1.   Los Angeles D. 97 65
2. Los Angeles A. 85 77 2.   San Francisco 96 66
3. Oakland 82 80 3.   Arizona 88 74
4. Seattle 76 86 4.   Colorado 77 85
5. Houston 57 105 5.   San Diego 75 87
Home runs       Wins    
Player Team  Home runs Pitcher Team Wins
1. Ryan Braun Milwaukee 47 1. David Price Tampa Bay 23
2. Miguel Cabrera Detroit 44 2. R.A. Dickey New York M. 21
3. Josh Hamilton Texas 42 3. Jered Weaver Los Angeles A. 21
4. Giancarlo Stanton Miami 41 4. Cole Hamels Philadelphia 20
5. Adam Dunn Chicago W. 39 5. Gio Gonzalez Washington 19
6. Edwin Encarnacion Toronto 39 6. Justin Verlander Detroit 19
7. Mark Trumbo Los Angeles A 37 7. Matt Cain San Francisco 18
8. Jose Bautista Toronto 37 8. A.J. Burnett Pittsburgh 18
9. Jay Bruce Cincinnati 35 9. Johnny Cueto Cincinnati 17
10. Curtis Granderson New York Y. 34 10. Chris Sale Chicago W. 17
11. Andrew McCutchen Pittsburgh 33 11. Yu Darvish Texas 17
12. Adrian Beltre Texas 31 12. Tim Lincecum San Francico 16
13. Josh Willingham Minnesota 30 13. Mat Latos Cincinnati 16
14. Mike Trout Los Angeles A 30 14. Yovani Gallardo Milwaukee 16
15. Carlos Beltran St. Louis 30 15. James Shields Tampa Bay 16
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Hometown Baseball

Baseball is known as “America’s Game”, and the name fits. The U.S.A. has dominated MLB representation for as long as anyone can remember. They’re constantly producing and scouting American players. Since the start of the game of baseball, there has been over 15 000 players play in the MLB. The United States is followed by the Dominican Republic with around 600 players currently playing.

Top 5 current producing states for the 2012 MLB season.

1. California- 218 players including: Ryan Braun, MIL.,  Adrian Gonzlaez, LAD.,  Evan Longoria, TB.,  C.C. Sabathia, NYY.,  Jered Weaver, LAA.

2. Texas- 116 players including: Josh Beckett, LAD.,  Adam Dunn, CWS.,  Hunter Pence, SF.,  Clayton Kershaw, LAD.,  David Freese, STL.

3. Florida- 104 players including: Gio Gonzalez, WSH.,  Zack Grienke, LAA.,  Billy Butler, KC.,  Andrew McCutchen, PIT.

4. Georgia- 38 players including: Buster Posey, SF.,  Adam Wainwright, STL.,  Jeff Francoeur, KC.,  Nick Markakis, BAL.

5. Illinois- 34 players including: Curtis Granderson, NYY.,  Ben Zobrist, TB.,  Jayson Werth, WSH.,  Jason Kipnis, CLE.,

          

Adrian Gonzalez                                                                  Gio Gonzalez

Top 5 lowest producing states (not including zero).

1. Vermont, Delawre, North Dakota- 1 player including: Daric Barton, OAK., Paul Goldschmidt, ARZ.,  Travis Hafner, CLE.

2. Alaska, Montana, West Virginia, Wyoming, Utah- 2 players including: Aaron Cunningham, CLE.,  John Buck, MIA.,  Brandon Lyon, TOR.

3. Maine, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Rhode Island, South Dakota- 4 players including: Brian Wilson, SF.,  Paul Konerko, CWS.

4. Washington D.C.- 5 players including: Denard Span, MIN.,  Ryan Hanigan, CIN.,  Emmanuel Burriss, SF.

5. Iowa, Idaho- 6 players including: Matt Lindstrom, ARZ.,  Joel Hanrahan, PIT.,  Jeremy Hellickson, TB.

         

Brian Wilson                                                                    Paul Konerko

Top 5 highest producing countries (not including USA or Canada).

1. Dominican Republic- 137 players including: Jose Bautista, TOR.,  Albert Pujols, LAA.,  Hanley Ramirez, LAD.,  Robinson Cano, NYY.

2. Venezuela- 105 players including: Miguel Cabrera, DET.,  Felix Hernandez, SEA.,  Carlos Gonzalez, COL.,  Pablo Sandoval, SF.

3. Puerto Rico- 23 players including: Carlos Beltran, STL.,  Yadier Molina, STL.,  Angel Pagan, SF.,  Geovany Soto, TEX.

4. Cuba- 18 players including: Kendrys Morales, LAA.,  Yoenis Cespedes, OAK.,  Aroldis Chapman, CIN.,  Alexei Ramirez CWS.

5 Japan –17 players including: Yu Darvish, TEX.,  Ichiro Suzuki, SEA.,  Hiroki Kuroda, NYY.,  Koji Uehara, TEX.

        

Felix Hernandez                                                                 Carlos Beltran