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MLB 2008 Predictions (originally Posted on My Facebook 3/31/08)

NEW YORK - JULY 07:  Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the New York Mets on July 7, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Pat EganCorrespondent IJuly 31, 2009

Ok im going to write my predictions down so when i sit there and say "i told you" people start accusing me of just getting it from ESPN.

first: The Phillies will win 92 games this season and Will win the divison.

second: Scott Kazmir will be shut down this season for Tommy John Surgery

Third: Joba Chamberlin will not be the ROTY But instead it will be Evan Longoria and possibly Jr Towles or Geovany Soto. Dont count out Joey Votto though

Fourth: Clayton Krenshaw will be a force at some point this season for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

fifth: My suprise team, the one that i said two months ago, is the Cincinatti Reds. NO I did not get this from Peter Gammons or Buster Olney is got this from my knowlege

sixth: Joe Savery will hit the majors before Carlos Carrasco

seventh: Antonio Bastardo. He will be pitching for Clearwater. I love him. (serious man crush on him)

eighth: Michael Bourn will be better than a "fourth outfielder" i dont understand why people sat there and loved the guy and as soon as he brings us a closer with question marks people start jumping off the bandwagon. He is good

ninth: IF my second predicition turns out to be incorrect than the Tampa Bay Rays will finish Third in the AL East.

tenth: Everyone should keep an eye on Lou Marson who i believe will start out the season in Reading. He is the future Catcher. I think Jason Jaramillio, a guy who i had pegged on this team at the start of the season. wont survive Philly because he doesnt bring a big bat he is more of a defensive catcher.

eleventh: Will this be the year that Gavin Floyd proves me right? I hope so.

Twelve: for the Phils to be successfull they need to trade Adam Eaton to the Youamori Giants. You know that trade that Kyle Kendrick was involved in. Well that was a prank. I would seriously do that trade is it was Eaton instead of Kendrick.

Those are my predictions any questions feel free.

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