1. Houston Astros
2. New York Yankees
3. Cleveland Indians
4. Boston Red Sox
5. Los Angeles Angels
American League Wild Card Game Los Angeles vs. Boston
The Angels put a ton of work into getting to the playoffs, but they don’t have enough to get past he Red Sox.
American League Divisional Series
Boston vs. Houston (Houston win series 3-0)
For the second year in a row, the talent of the Astros will be too much for the Red Sox to overcome.
Cleveland vs. New York (Indians win series 3-2)
The Yankees have the offensive firepower, but their big bats will have issues with the Indians pitching.
American League Championship Series Cleveland vs. Houston (Astros win series 4-1)
The Astros appear to be a team of destiny as they are not resting on their laurels.
1. Washington Nationals
2. Los Angeles Dodgers
3. Chicago Cubs
4. St. Louis Cardinals
5. Colorado Rockies
National League Wild Card Game Colorado vs. St. Louis
The Rockies are in the wild card game for a second consecutive year, but they are facing a Cardinals team that knows how to get things done in October.
National League Divisional Series
St. Louis vs. Washington (Cardinals win series 3-1)
Once again the Nationals are loaded with talent, but things simply cannot come together for them in October.
Chicago vs. Los Angeles (Dodgers win series 3-1)
The Dodgers will be a motivated team to get back to the World Series and win it as the Cubs will find out the hard way.
National League Championship Series St. Louis vs. Los Angeles (Dodgers win series 4-2)
The Dodgers will display their resilience en route to winning the National League pennant for a second consecutive year.
2018 World Series Los Angeles vs. Houston (Astros win series 4-2)
It’s a rarity to repeat as champions in professional sports, but the Astros will find a way.