Some Mathmatical Predictions For the 2013 Baseball Season

Here’s why the Angels are so dangerous: If Trout, Pujols, and Hamilton all hit 40 home runs each, as part of the AL West, LAA will win 100.

Here’s why the Dodgers are so dangerous: If Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke pitch like Cy Young contenders, and Matt Kemp hits like an MVP again, in the NL West, LAD will win 100.

Here’s why the Orioles are so dangerous: If they once again vastly outperform their run differential and win an inordinate amount of 1-run games, in the AL East, BAL will win 100.

Here’s why the Royals are so dangerous: If James Shields pitches a complete game shutout in every single one of his starts, in the AL Central, KC will win 100.

Here’s why the Blue Jays are so dangerous: If all the players they traded for this offseason play at an All-Star level, in the AL East, TOR will win 100.

Here’s why the Astros are so dangerous: If their opponents combine to forfeit a large number of baseball games, as part of the AL West, HOU will win 100.

Kyle writes baseball nonsense at The Trance of Waiting. You can follow him on Twitter @AgainstKyle.

Topics: Buster Olney, Detroit Tigers, Math

Want more from Call to the Pen?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.
  • ballybunion

    I notice that the word “dangerous” is always followed by “if”. It’s a mathematical certainty!