Predictions for the 2009 Mid-Summer Classic

David MarineSenior Writer IJuly 14, 2009
  • David Wright will strike out at least once
  • Albert Pujols gets the largest ovation
  • Chase Utley swears on camera...again
  • The phrase "steroids era" is used at least once in the broadcast
  • Tim McCarver will make me want to break my TV
  • Tim McCarver mention catching Bob Gibson
  • Johan Santana will not pitch
  • Ryan Howard hits a home run
  • Mariano Rivera is hailed as the greatest relief pitcher to walk the face of the earth
  • Joe Buck will remark how the Cardinals' fans are the greatest baseball fans on the planet
  • Roy Halladay trade talk will start in the first inning
  • The pre game show will go too long
  • The National League will lose