Wednesday, April 3, 2013

MLB Predictions (2013) & Other Stuff

"Never say 'maybe' to a kid.  All they hear is, "I swear on my life that this will definitely happen"..."
-@sweetnsane1- (via twitter)

"When a girl says, "we need to talk," it's never about baseball..."
-@Baseball_Jesus_- (via twitter)

"That awkward moment when you actually have to explain to someone that you were being sarcastic..."
-@iQuoteComedy- (via twitter)

"Ignore her the first two times she asks.  Women LOVE that..."
-@ShoutingGoddess- (via twitter)

"Don't kick me when I'm down, because when I get back up, you're screwed..."
-@JayHobsonMUFC- (via twitter)

Good morning everyone.  Better late than never, right?  We're already a few days into the Major League Baseball season, but here are my predictions for 2013, and I cannot stress this enough:  for entertainment purposes ONLY (unless I happen to be right of course)...  ;)

     American League Division Winners:  Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles
     American League Wild Cards:               Tampa Bay, Texas

     National League Division Winners:    Washington, St. Louis, Los Angeles
     National League Division Winners:    Philadelphia, San Francisco

World Series - Los Angeles Angels over Los Angeles Dodgers

Some questionable picks above maybe, but remember who told you that the Lakers would struggle this year when Las Vegas had them at 8 to 5 to win it all (and forget my baseball predictions from last year)...  ;)

Now a little section for you sponsored by my coworkers.  We finally had some rain here yesterday and last night in San Marcos, America.  I slept through the daytime rain, but was brought up to speed by my friend Nick:  "It was raining hard Coach.  I thought it might pierce my skin..."  :)  This is brought to you by the same Nick who triggered the idea for the very popular 'I Remember The First Time' blog theme that I have employed here on Thursdays.  Nick should actually start his own blog, but then he's a soccer guy, and he'd probably start writing about that, and that kinda kills the whole thing right there...  ;)  J.J. is one of my newer friends and coworkers, and he was involved in a couple of conversations that I witnessed this week.  Just last night, a couple of customers approached our front door with lit cigarettes:

Customer:  "Do you have an ashtray?"
J.J.: "Inside"
Customer:  "Can we smoke inside?"
J.J. "Unfortunately..."

If you have followed the blog for any length of time, you know when I wanted to roll my eyes...

"No, you can't smoke inside, but we DO have ashtrays..."  :P

I was at my post in the hallway last weekend, and a couple of guys were pouring their beers into plastic cups (yes, clean cups) when one of them bumped into J.J. and started mumbling something to his friend.  I was unaware of what was happening when J.J. suddenly stopped and asked the guys, "you have a problem?"  The guy started stutter-mumbling (it's a legitimate made-up phrase, look it up), "no..., no problem..."  After J.J. walked away, the guys didn't say A WORD...  :)

Tomorrow I am going to give you my predictions for the Final Four, which will be played this Saturday, with the national championship game coming to you on Monday night.  I am currently sitting at 40-24 for this NCAA Tourney, having picked 3 of the 4 'Elite Eight' games correctly.  That has been my favorite round to this point, as the 3 winners that I picked won decisively, with my loss coming in the Buckeyes 4-point defeat at the hands of Wichita State.  And yes Shockers fans, I do realize what happens when I get smarmy with your team in your blog...  Congratulations!  ;)

I hope that you have a great day and I'll see you again tomorrow!


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