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I forgot about something. I up my prediction to a whopping 83 if volquez comes back healthy when he's supposed to. I really have a lot of faith in that guy even though I keep forgetting about him.
There is no such thing as a pitching prospect.
Championships for MY teams in my lifetime:
Cincinnati Reds - 75, 76, 90
Chicago Blackhawks - 10, 13, 15
University of Kentucky - 78, 96, 98, 12
Chicago Bulls - 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98
“Everything that happens before Death is what counts.”
― Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes
Let's debate the predictions after the season and keep this thread as a straight prediction thread (at least for the sake of the thread creators goal)
"What would your feelings be, seriously, if your cat or your dog began to talk to you, and to dispute with you in human accents? You would be overwhelmed with horror. I am sure of it. And if the roses in your garden sang a weird song, you would go mad." --Arthur Machen
Lots wearing rose colored glasses.
I say 72 wins with Dusty getting fired in July.
And Jay Bruce hits 34 HR's
2010 Mock Draft Selections (picking for Rays)
85 wins, wild card, then a little run with the great starting pitching of Volquez and Chapman and Homer and Cueto!
Win some, lose some, some get rained out.
92 Wins. Have a chance to be best team in NL if all the best case scenarios pan out. (Bruce, Votto, Bailey, Harang, Stubbs). No Willie Tavarez-like black holes in lineup.
Most likely scenario to drag them down: Harang and Rolen struggle, but remain fixtures because that's how Dusty shows loyalty to vets.
Pitching and defense wins.....and young studs with lumber.
<<------rose colored perhaps
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