Season Preview: Playoffs and World Series predictions

By Danny Abriano
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Mar 25, 2015; Jupiter, FL, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) delivers a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Nationals 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

Mollie Galchus, Staff Writer:

The Cubs and Padres will play each other in the Wild Card game, with Joe Maddon leading the Cubs to victory. The Nationals will win the National League East and defeat the Cubs in the NLDS. Meanwhile, the Dodgers will defeat the Cardinals in the NLDS. The Nationals will then defeat the Dodgers and become National League Champions.

The Orioles will defeat the Blue Jays in the Wild Card game. The Orioles will then defeat the Angels in the ALDS, while the Red Sox defeat the White Sox. The Orioles will beat the Red Sox in the ALCS, before the Nationals ultimately defeat the Orioles in a Beltway Series.

National League

Wild Card Game:

Cubs over Padres


Nationals over Cubs
Dodgers over Cardinals


Nationals over Dodgers

American League

Wild Card Game:

Orioles over Blue Jays


Orioles over Angels
Red Sox over White Sox


Orioles over Red Sox

World Series:

Nationals over Orioles

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