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2013 MLB Preview: Divisional Finish Predictions

As we’re a mere week away from watching the Mets take Citi Field to take on the San Diego Padres and kick off the 2013 Major League Baseball season, Rising Apple finishes up our season preview with some more predictions over the next couple of days. To catch up on what we’ve covered so far and what’s coming next, be sure to check it out here. OK, let’s get into the good stuff, now.

Matt Musico, Senior Editor:

AL East AL Central AL West
Toronto Blue Jays (2nd Best record) Detroit Tigers (best record) Los Angeles Angels (3rd best record)
Baltimore Orioles (2nd WC) Chicago White Sox Oakland Athletics (1st WC)
Tampa Bay Rays Kansas City Royals Texas Rangers
New York Yankees Cleveland Indians Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals (best record) St. Louis Cardinals (2nd best record San Francisco Giants (3rd best record)
Atlanta Braves (1st WC) Cincinnati Reds (2nd WC) Los Angeles Dodgers
New York Mets Pittsburgh Pirates Arizona Diamondbacks
Philadelphia Phillies Milwaukee Brewers San Diego Padres
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Michael Lecolant, Senior Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Baltimore Orioles Detroit Tigers Los Angeles Angels
Toronto Blue Jays Chicago White Sox Oakland Athletics
New York Yankees Kansas City Royals Texas Rangers
Boston Red Sox Cleveland Indians Seattle Mariners
Tampa Bay Rays Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals Cincinnati Reds San Francisco Giants
Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Los Angeles Dodgers
Philadelphia Phillies Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
New York Mets Pittsburgh Pirates San Diego Padres
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Sam Maxwell, Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Toronto Blue Jays Detroit Tigers Los Angeles Angels
Baltimore Orioles Chicago White Sox Oakland Athletics
Tampa Bay Rays Kansas City Royals Texas Rangers
Boston Red Sox Cleveland Indians Seattle Mariners
New York Yankees Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals St. Louis Cardinals San Francisco Giants
Atlanta Braves Cincinnati Reds Los Angeles Dodgers
Philadelphia Phillies Pittsburgh Pirates Arizona Diamondbacks
New York Mets Milwaukee Brewers San Diego Padres
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Will DeBoer, Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Toronto Blue Jays Detroit Tigers Los Angeles Angels
Tampa Bay Rays Cleveland Indians Texas Rangers
Baltimore Orioles Kansas City Royals Oakland Athletics
New York Yankees Chicago White Sox Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals Cincinnati Reds San Francisco Giants
Atlanta Braves Pittsburgh Pirates Los Angeles Dodgers
Philadelphia Phillies St. Louis Cardinals San Diego Padres
New York Mets Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Kevin Baez, Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Tampa Bay Rays Detroit Tigers Los Angeles Angels
New York Yankees Chicago White Sox Oakland Athletics
Toronto Blue Jays Cleveland Indians Texas Rangers
Baltimore Orioles Kansas City Royals Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals Cincinnati Reds Los Angeles Dodgers
Philadelphia Phillies St. Louis Cardinals San Francisco Giants
Atlanta Braves Pittsburgh Pirates San Diego Padres
New York Mets Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Danny Abriano, Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Tampa Bay Rays (2nd best record) Detroit Tigers (best record) Texas Rangers (3rd best record)
Toronto Blue Jays (2nd WC) Chicago White Sox Los Angeles Angels (1st WC)
Baltimore Orioles Cleveland Indians Oakland Athletics
New York Yankees Kansas City Royals Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals (best record) Cincinnati Reds (3rd best record) San Francisco Giants (2nd best record)
Atlanta Braves (2nd WC) St. Louis Cardinals Los Angeles Dodgers (1st WC)
New York Mets Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
Philadelphia Phillies Pittsburgh Pirates San Diego Padres
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Rich Sparago, Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Toronto Blue Jays Detroit Tigers Los Angeles Angels
Tampa Bay Rays (WC) Chicago White Sox Texas Rangers (WC)
New York Yankees Kansas City Royals Oakland Athletics
Baltimore Orioles Cleveland Indians Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals Cincinnati Reds Los Angeles Dodgers
Atlanta Braves (WC) St. Louis Cardinals San Francisco Giants (WC)
Philadelphia Phillies Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
New York Mets Pittsburgh Pirates San Diego Padres
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Dan Haefeli, Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Toronto Blue Jays Detroit Tigers Los Angeles Angels
Tampa Bay Rays (WC) Chicago White Sox Oakland Athletics (WC)
Baltimore Orioles Cleveland Indians Texas Rangers
New York Yankees Kansas City Royals Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals Cincinnati Reds San Francisco Giants
Atlanta Braves (WC) St. Louis Cardinals (WC) Los Angeles Dodgers
New York Mets Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
Philadelphia Phillies Pittsburgh Pirates San Diego Padres
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

Ellie Silfin, Staff Writer:

AL East AL Central AL West
Tampa Bay Rays Detroit Tigers Los Angeles Angels
Toronto Blue Jays Cleveland Indians Oakland Athletics
Baltimore Orioles Chicago White Sox Texas Rangers
New York Yankees Kansas City Royals Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox Minnesota Twins Houston Astros
NL East NL Central NL West
Washington Nationals St. Louis Cardinals San Francisco Giants
Atlanta Braves Cincinnati Reds Los Angeles Dodgers
Philadelphia Phillies Milwaukee Brewers San Diego Padres
New York Mets Pittsburgh Pirates Arizona Diamondbacks
Miami Marlins Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies

So, there you have it; all of our division picks are out in the open. Who do you think will be making it to the playoffs this season? Let us know in the comments section below. Tomorrow, we will take it a step further and make our postseason predictions, including the 2013 World Series champion.

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