Yesterday, I started the pandemic season preview with the easiest divisions- the East. I feel very comfortable with those picks. As for today’s task, well, it won’t be as easy. Sure, I could pencil in the Twins and Cardinals and call it a day. But that’s boring. What about the old guard Cubs and Indians? Or the upstart Reds and White Sox? Or the pesky Brewers? There are other teams, I’m sure, because I have to predict ten. We’ll see who they are after the jump.PLAY BALL
This Will Be Wrong, part I: The Eastern Divisions
So let’s just suppose that the MLB season actually happens. All 30 teams play all 60 games and there’s a postseason and everything. While I may be skeptical that we will get all the way to a World Series, it’s fun to think about something beyond the existential terror of everyday life in 2020. So, for now, let’s talk baseball.
We start with the two Eastern Divisions, which include the two most recent World Series champions, Boston (’18) and Washington (’19). Due to limitations in travel, these teams will not leave their Eastern bubble until the postseason- 40 games against in-division opponents, 20 games against opponents from the same division in the other league. Remember as you read my predictions, that no matter how much I know about baseball, this will be wrong.
FBC Oscar Coverage, part 1: Predicting The Big 9 Nominations
When this site launched, the NFL season was beginning, and that was fantastic as Jack, Brandon, and Alec all know a lot about football. Rick and Michael have written cleverly and wonderfully about the MLB, NHL, and NBA.
Well, it’s Oscar season. It’s my time, shitbirds.Continue reading “FBC Oscar Coverage, part 1: Predicting The Big 9 Nominations”
A Fancy Guide to the 2019-20 NBA Season
When I came on board at Fancy Boys this summer, it was under a pretense that I’d talk about basketball a bit. So immediately, I began working on my evil plan for the 2019-20 NBA Season. This is one of the most anticipated NBA seasons in recent memory, and if you haven’t given the league your attention in the past, maybe this is the year you should.Continue reading “A Fancy Guide to the 2019-20 NBA Season”