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Posted: Wednesday March 30, 2011 12:59PM ; Updated: Friday April 1, 2011 11:32AM
MLB 2011: Season Preview
Read below to see how Sports Illustrated thinks each division will finish, and to find out SI's postseason picks. Then check out our division previews and Tom Verducci's video team previews.
 
Projected Standings
 
AMERICAN LEAGUE
 
  EAST    Division Preview
Boston Red Sox
Video Preview
100-62
New York Yankees
Video Preview
92-70
Tampa Bay Rays
Video Preview
84-78
Baltimore Orioles
Video Preview
78-84
Toronto Blue Jays
Video Preview
77-85
NATIONAL LEAGUE
 
  EAST    Division Preview
Philadelphia Phillies
Video Preview
93-69
Atlanta Braves
Video Preview
89-73
Florida Marlins
Video Preview
85-77
Washington Nationals
Video Preview
75-87
New York Mets
Video Preview
74-88
 
CENTRALDivision Preview
Minnesota Twins
Video Preview
90-72
Detroit Tigers
Video Preview
89-73
Chicago White Sox
Video Preview
84-78
Cleveland Indians
Video Preview
70-92
Kansas City Royals
Video Preview
67-95
 
CENTRALDivision Preview
Cincinnati Reds
Video Preview
89-73
Milwaukee Brewers
Video Preview
84-78
Chicago Cubs
Video Preview
81-81
St. Louis Cardinals
Video Preview
78-84
Pittsburgh Pirates
Video Preview
65-97
Houston Astros
Video Preview
64-98
 
  WEST    Division Preview
Oakland Athletics
Video Preview
87-75
Texas Rangers
Video Preview
85-77
Los Angeles Angels
Video Preview
77-85
Seattle Mariners
Video Preview
63-99
  WEST    Division Preview
San Francisco Giants
Video Preview
91-71
Colorado Rockies
Video Preview
90-72
Los Angeles Dodgers
Video Preview
82-80
San Diego Padres
Video Preview
76-86
Arizona Diamondbacks
Video Preview
71-91
 
Playoff Predictions
 
AL DIVISION SERIES
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AL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
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NL DIVISION SERIES
over
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NL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
over
 
WORLD SERIES
over
 
 
More Coverage
 VERDUCCI: 11 storylines to watch in 2011
 SI EXPERTS: Our writers pick a champion, MVPs, Cy Young winners and more
 HEYMAN: Making my predictions for the 2011 season
 KILLION: One weird week for the reigning champions
 CORCORAN: Could these spring stats be an indicator?
 CORCORAN: Preseason favorites for MLB's big awards
 FANTASY BASEBALL: Top 300 players and complete position rankings
Photo Credits: Fenway Park by Elsa/Getty; Bat rack by Joe Robbins/Getty
 

 
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