Re: Mercker predicts Milton will win at least 17-18 games this year
Other Kent Mercker predictions offered chronologically:
20 years ago: "I've seen the advance screenings and I can guarantee that 'Ishtar' is destined to sweep the Academy Awards."
15 years ago: "I have no doubt that by the turn of the century the Isralis and Palestinians will have all their troubles worked out."
10 years ago: "Now that the pros are allowed to play I can guarantee that the US will never again lose a basketball game in international competition."
5 years ago: "I know most of those couples end up getting divorced but you can just tell that Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston will be together forever."
1 year ago: "Man, that Kevin Federline is a heck of a rap artist. His album's going Platinum for sure."
"The problem with strikeouts isn't that they hurt your team, it's that they hurt your feelings..." --Rob Neyer
"The single most important thing for a hitter is to get a good pitch to hit. A good hitter can hit a pitch that’s over the plate three times better than a great hitter with a ball in a tough spot.”