GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

October 5, 2012

Staff MLB Playoff Predictions


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Nick Curcuru

Wild Cards: Texas, St. Louis

ALDS: Texas over New York in 5; Detroit over Oakland in 4

NLDS: San Francisco over Cincinnati in 4; St. Louis over Washington in 5

ALCS: Detroit over Texas in 6

NLCS: San Francisco over St. Louis in 7

World Series: Detroit over San Francisco in 5

I’ll take the team with the best hitter and the best pitcher in the playoffs and that’s Detroit with Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander

Conor Walsh

Wild Cards: Baltimore, Atlanta

ALDS: Baltimore over New York in 5; Detroit over Oakland in 4

NLDS: San Francisco over Cincinnati in 5; Washington over Atlanta in 3

ALCS: Detroit over Baltimore in 7

NLCS: Washington over San Francisco in 6

World Series: Washington over Detroit in 6

I spent the past four years in D.C., and anyone who’s kept tabs on the Nationals knows there’s a lot more to that pitching staff than Stephen Strasburg. Nationals ride Gio Gonzalez and a better lineup than most people realize to bring the nation’s capital its first World Series title since 1924