2003 Baseball Playoffs-predictions

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  1. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    Hey all you baseball fans!
    The start of October means one thing: Playoffs :D
    I know many of you will be watching your favorite teams this October(who are so lucky that Seattle just missed the playoffs cuz if they did it would be over :D )
    So now that the 8 playoff spots have been decided, let's have a little competition: Predict the playoffs 03
    Here's how it works.
    Put your winners for each of the 4 division series and put a number of games they will win in. Example: Mariners win in 4 games.
    Then put your 2 winners of the League Championship series and finally your World Series winner.
    For each Division Series winner picked correctly is 2 points, championship series 4 points and the world series winner 8 pts.
    For each division series winner picked with the # of games correct gets 1 extra point, League championship series 2 extra points and World series 4 extra points. I will go first:
    Division series:
    Twins in 5, Red Sox in 4, Marlins in 4, Cubs in 5 (almost go Braves, may change before Tuesday.
    LCS: (league championship series)
    Twins in 7, Marlins in 6
    World Series:
    Twins in 7 :clap:
    Now the Division series matchups are:
    AL: Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox vs. Oakland Athletics
    NL: Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves, Florida Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants
    Of course the 2 AL winners face each other and the 2 NL winners face each other.
    First games are Tuesday so get those picks in before that. NO EDITS after the first pitch on Tuesday. The winner becomes the:
    (and remember, Mariners 04 all the way. ;) )
    EDIT: Forgot to mention, the Division Series (1st round) is a best of 5. The LCS and the World series are a best of 7 for those who didn't know.
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2003
  2. RaNd0m

    RaNd0m New Member


    Twins/Yankees - Twins in 4.
    Red Sox/Athletics - Red Sox in 5.
    Cubs/Braves - Cubs in 4.
    Marlins/Giants - Giants in 4.

    Twins/Red Sox - Twins in 6.
    Cubs/Giants - Cubs in 6.

    Cubs/Twins - Cubs in 7.

    ~ RaNd0m
  3. SomethingElse

    SomethingElse New Member

    Twins/Yankees - Yankees in 3.
    Red Sox/Athletics - Red Sox in 4.
    Cubs/Braves - Braves in 4.
    Marlins/Giants - Giants in 5.

    Yankees/Red Sox - Red Sox in 7.
    Braves/Giants - Giants in 6.

    Red Sox/Giants - Red Sox in 6.

    but if I had any choice, I would OBVIOUSLY pick Tigers...GO TIGERS! ;)
    If they can beat the twins 4 out of 5, why can't they be in the playoffs? ;)
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2003
  4. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    They avoided 120 losses atleast :D
  5. Captain Obviousx1

    Captain Obviousx1 New Member

    Ok, I don't follow baseball, but these are my picks...

    Twins/Yankees- Yanks in 5
    Red Sox/A's-A's in 7
    Cubs/Braves-Cubs in 6
    Marlins/Giants-Marlins in 7

    Yanks over A's in 6
    Cubs over Marlins in 6

    Yanks over Cubs in 4 for the World Series.
  6. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    Whoops. Sorry guys, I forgot to mention that the Division Series (1st round) is only a best of 5. The LCS and the World Series are a best of 7.
    Something Else and Captain Obvious please edit your Division Series picks to be out of a best of 5 since you have some picks in 6 or 7 in those series.
    Remember, Division Series Best of 5
    League championship series and World Series are best of 7
    Sorry for the confusion. :)
  7. ToysRUsKid

    ToysRUsKid Active Member


    Giants > Marlins in 3
    Braves > Cubs in 5

    Giants > Braves in 6

    A's > Red Sox in 5
    Yanks > Twins in 5

    A's > Yanks in 6

    Giants > A's in 5
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2003
  8. Captain Obviousx1

    Captain Obviousx1 New Member

    Change all 5's to 3, all 6's to 4, and all 7's to 5 in the first round. That should cover it.
  9. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    You could've just edited that post but what you did will work. But don't edit after today so I know you didn't change it. :)
  10. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    One series in the books: Florida Marlins upset the San Francisco Giants in 4 games.
    Pidgeotto Trainer 3 pts :clap:
    Captain Obviousx1 2 pts
    Rand0m 0 pts
    Something Else 0 pts (Lost World series runner-up)
    ToysRUsKid 0 pts (Lost World series winner)
    Atleast 1 series will end tomorrow, maybe up to 3.
  11. Captain Obviousx1

    Captain Obviousx1 New Member

    Heh, I'm doing well. ^_^
  12. bullados

    bullados <a href="http://pokegym.net/forums/showthread.php?

    Chicago in 5
    Yanks in 5
    Florida in 4 (already happened)
    Red sox in 5

    Chicago in 6
    Red sox in 7

    Grudge match: Lovable Losers!!!

    Chicago in 7, in a 1-0 Prior gem, with Sammy Sosa scoring the only Cubs run on a 9th inning HR
  13. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    I'm sorry Bullados but, it wouldn't really be fair to let you in now as the playoffs are well under way with even 1 series done. You can see how you would get an advantage by waiting until all the games are 3-4 games deep.
    However, everyone feel free to post any predictions if you'd like for fun.
    Baseball is exciting whether your playing or not! :clap:
  14. Am Pm

    Am Pm New Member

    It's all about the A's. :thumb:
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2003
  15. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    Today the Yankees unfortunately beat the Twins in 4 and the Cubs won their first playoff series in 95 years by beating the Braves in 5.
    The updated standings after 3 series
    Captain Obviousx1 6pts
    Pidgeotto Trainer 6 pts (Lost World champion)
    RaNd0m 2 pts (Lost World Series runner-up)
    SomethingElse 2 pts (Lost World Series runner-up)
    ToysRUs Kid 2 pts (Lost World Champion)
    Boston vs. Oakland to conclude tomorrow.
  16. Articjedi

    Articjedi Active Member

    I won't make any predictions, but I really want Boston to break that curse.
  17. Pidgeotto Trainer

    Pidgeotto Trainer New Member

    Well they just won a thrilling game 5 against Oakland. For those who missed it:
    Bot 9th, Sox up 4-3, bases loaded, 2 outs. Derek Lowe strikes out Terrance Long I think to send the Sox into the ALCS for an epic battle against the Evil Empire of the Yankees. :D
    The updated standings:
    Pidgeotto Trainer 8 pts :clap: (Lost World Champion)
    Captain Obviousx1 6 pts
    RaNd0m 5 pts (Lost World Series Runner-up)
    SomethingElse 4 pts (Lost World Series Runner-up)
    ToysRUs Kid 2 pts (Lost both World Series participants)
    With ToysRUs Kid losing both World Series participants this is now a 4 person race.
    NLCS starts tomorrow. Cubs vs. Marlins
    ALCS start Wednesday. Yankees vs. Red Sox
    Should be exciting :D
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2003
  18. BJJ763

    BJJ763 Trading Mod Supervisor Staff Member Trader Feedback Mod

    Anybody thinks baseball is boring should show them the Bosox/A's series. Many heartattacks on both coasts during those games.
  19. Monkey

    Monkey <a href="http://pokegym.net/gallery/browseimages.p

    Yea, I was one of those people with a near heart attack last night... ;) Anyway, go Red Sox! :thumb:
  20. Captain Obviousx1

    Captain Obviousx1 New Member

    Even though I'm behind, I think I have the best shot to win...the Yanks are usually a lock, and the Cubs just look like they have it this year.

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