Opening Day snuck up on me this year — did you know they played two games already in Japan? Does anyone really think those games count? What’s the over/under on A’s fans that know their team is already 1-1?  900?  Works for me.

Anyway, last year was pretty great: the last day of the regular season was incredible. The playoffs followed suit as David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals sent Albert Pujols and Tony LaRussa out of Missouri in style. The off-season continued to follow suit as the Florida Marlins and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim threw around millions like drunk college kids on loan disbursement day. Can 2012 possibly live up to last year’s hype? I think it can.

Just like the last few years, NL today, AL later in the week.  Teams described in predicted order of finish (* denotes Wild Card winners). Holy crap, it’s baseball season. Read the rest of this entry