2009 MLB Preview: Awards and Playoff Predictions

Bleacher ReportCorrespondent IApril 13, 2009

One more for good luck.

American League MVP

1) Grady Sizemore, OF - Cleveland
2) Alex Rodriguez, 3B - New York
3) Josh Hamilton, OF - Texas
4) Matt Holliday, OF - Oakland
5) Carlos Quentin, OF - Chicago
6) Dustin Pedroia, 2B - Boston
7) Mark Teixeira, 1B - New York
8) Kevin Youkilis, 1B - Boston
9) Justin Morneau, 1B - Minnesota
10) Ian Kinsler, 2B - Texas

National League MVP

1) Manny Ramirez, OF - Los Angeles
2) Albert Pujols, 1B - St. Louis
3) Hanley Ramirez, SS - Florida
4) Lance Berkman, 1B - Houston
5) David Wright, 3B - New York
6) Chipper Jones, 3B - Atlanta
7) Jose Reyes, SS - New York
8) Ryan Braun, OF - Milwaukee
9) Ryan Howard, 1B - Philadelphia
10) Alfonso Soriano, OF - Chicago

American League Cy Young

1) Cliff Lee, SP - Cleveland
2) CC Sabathia, SP - New York
3) Roy Halladay, SP - Toronto
4) John Lackey, SP - Los Angeles
5) Mariano Rivera, CP - New York
6) Scott Kazmir, SP - Tampa Bay
7) Jonathan Papelbon, CP - Boston
8) Jon Lester, SP - Boston
9) Joe Nathan, CP - Minnesota
10) Justin Duchscherer, SP - Oakland

National League Cy Young

1) Rich Harden, SP - Chicago
2) Tim Lincecum, SP - San Francisco
3) Johan Santana, SP - New York
4) Brandon Webb, SP - Arizona
5) Jake Peavy, SP - San Diego
6) Carlos Zambrano, SP - Chicago
7) Cole Hamels, SP - Philadelphia
8) Francisco Rodriguez, CP - New York
9) Roy Oswalt, SP - Houston
10) Edinson Volquez, SP - Cincinnati

Playoff Predictions

ALDS

Yankees over White Sox in 4
Indians over Angels in 5

NLDS

Cubs over Dodgers in 4
Mets over Cardinals in 4

ALCS/NLCS

Yankees over Indians in 5
Cubs over Mets in 6

World Series

Cubs over Yankees in 7

Curse reversed.

Bring the hate.

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