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Complete 2014 MLB predictions

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The 2014 MLB season is under a week away from getting underway. Here are my projected final standings as well as my playoff predictions as well.

Key:

y-division winner

x-Wild Card berth

American League East

y-Boston Red Sox 90-72

x-Tampa Bay Rays 87-75

New York Yankees 83-79

Toronto Blue Jays 82-80

Baltimore Orioles 78-82

American League Central

y-Detroit Tigers 88-74

Kansas City Royals 82-80

Cleveland Indians 80-82

Minnesota Twins 75-87

Chicago White Sox 70-92

American League West

y-Texas Rangers 87-75

x-Oakland A’s 86-76

Los Angeles Angels 83-79

Seattle Marines 80-82

Houston Astros 61-101

National League East

y-Washington Nationals 88-74

x-Atlanta Braves 85-77

Philadelphia Phillies 77-85

New York Mets 72-90

Miami Marlins 69-93

National League Central

y-Cincinnati Reds 89-73

St. Louis Cardinals 84-78

Pittsburgh Pirates 83-79

Milwaukee Brewers 79-83

Chicago Cubs 72-90

National League West

y-San Francisco Giants 91-71

x-Los Angeles Dodgers 89-73

Arizona Diamondbacks 78-84

San Diego Padres 74-88

Colorado Rockies 73-89

Below are my postseason projections:

National League Wild Card: LA Dodgers over Atlanta

American League Wild Card: Tampa Bay over Oakland

National League Divisional Series: LA Dodgers over San Francisco

National League Divisional Series: Cincinnati over Washington

American League Divisional Series: Tampa Bay over Boston

American League Divisional Series: Detroit over Texas

National League Championship: LA Dodgers over Cincinnati

American League Championship: Detroit over Tampa Bay

World Series: LA Dodgers over Detroit

*For more on the 2014 MLB season, click here.

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Opening Day 2014 takes place in Detroit, MI on Monday, March 31 as the Tigers welcome in the Kansas City Royals for the first of three games.

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Many MLB writers and experts are picking the Los Angeles Dodgers to win the National League West. I have them taking a Wild Card spot in 2014.

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Major League Baseball is looked upon as the second most popular of the four major sports in the United States, behind the National Football League.

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The Boston Red Sox are the defending World Series Champions. En route to their championship run, Boston knocked out the Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals.

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Despite three straight American League Central Division Championships and two World Series berths since 2006, fans in Detroit are ready for a World Championship.