Timely Hitting, Committee Pitching Earn Dodgers First World Series Win Since 1988

October 27, 2020
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Los Angeles’ Mookie Betts celebrates after scoring the World Series-winning run during the sixth inning of the Dodgers’ 3-1 Game 6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. (David J. Phillip/The Associated Press)

Series Ended Tuesday

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2 players (Michael, Wes) had series winner correct
1 player (Wes) had series score correct


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020


Our Game

Congratulations to Wes upon winning his first MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! His excellent predictions in each round earned him a well-deserved top prize. Michael’s Dodgers Series win moved him up to the runner-up spot, while John Lo earned the final prize spot just ahead of Terry.

I hope all players enjoyed this MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! and the chance to match wits with other baseball fans! Thank you for playing! ~ Michael


Standings

Overall (Score/300)
     
🥇 Wes Zetaruk 279
🥈 Michael Poplawski 216
🥉 John Lo 156
4 Terry Appleby 148
5 John Woycheshin 137
6 Logan Zetaruk 82
7 Joel Palmer 61
     
World Series (Score/100)
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
2 Michael Poplawski 90
3 John Lo 20
  John Woycheshin 20
5 Terry Appleby 10
6 Logan Zetaruk 0
  Joel Palmer 0
     
League Championship Series (Score/100)
     
1 Terry Appleby 100
2 Wes Zetaruk 82
  John Lo 82
4 John Woycheshin 78
5 Michael Poplawski 48
6 Logan Zetaruk 44
7 Joel Palmer 40
     
Division Series (Score/100)
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 97
2 Michael Poplawski 78
3 John Lo 54
4 John Woycheshin 39
5 Logan Zetaruk 38
  Terry Appleby 38
7 Joel Palmer 21

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Kershaw Steadies Dodgers in Game 5

October 25, 2020
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The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday, to move to within one victory of securing the franchise’s second championship. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

For download (PDF)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 World Series Game 5


Standings

Overall (Score/300)  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 269  
2 Michael Poplawski 206  
3 John Lo 166  
4 Terry Appleby 158  
5 John Woycheshin 147  
6 Logan Zetaruk 92  
7 Joel Palmer 71  
       
World Series (Score/100)  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 90 LAD 4-2
2 Michael Poplawski 80 LAD 4-1
3 John Lo 30 TBR 4-3
  John Woycheshin 30 TBR 4-3
5 Terry Appleby 20 TBR 4-2
6 Logan Zetaruk 10 TBR 4-1
  Joel Palmer 10 TBR 4-1

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Wild Game 4 Gets Wild Ending It Deserved, Rays Tie Series

October 24, 2020
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Brett Phillips of the Tampa Bay Rays, pictured left, is congratulated by Hunter Renfroe and Willy Adames after hitting a two-run walk-off single in the ninth inning to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

For download (PDF)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 World Series Game 4


Standings

Overall (Score/300)  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 209  
2 Terry Appleby 168  
3 John Lo 156  
4 Michael Poplawski 146  
5 John Woycheshin 137  
6 Logan Zetaruk 102  
7 Joel Palmer 81  
       
World Series (Score/100)  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 30 LAD 4-2
  Terry Appleby 30 TBR 4-2
  Michael Poplawski 20 LAD 4-1
  Logan Zetaruk 20 TBR 4-1
3 Joel Palmer 20 TBR 4-1
  John Lo 20 TBR 4-3
  John Woycheshin 20 TBR 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Dodgers Up 2-1 Thanks to Barnes, Blasts and Buehler

October 24, 2020
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Los Angeles starter Walker Buehler throws a pitch during the first inning of the Dodgers’ 6-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday. (Tony Gutierrez/The Associated Press)

For download (PDF)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 World Series Game 3


Standings

Overall (Score/300)  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 249  
2 Michael Poplawski 206  
3 Terry Appleby 158  
4 John Lo 146  
5 John Woycheshin 127  
6 Logan Zetaruk 92  
7 Joel Palmer 71  
       
World Series (Score/100)  
       
1 Michael Poplawski 80 LAD 4-1
2 Wes Zetaruk 70 LAD 4-2
  Terry Appleby 20 TBR 4-2
  Logan Zetaruk 10 TBR 4-1
4 Joel Palmer 10 TBR 4-1
  John Lo 10 TBR 4-3
  John Woycheshin 10 TBR 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Rays Even Series at 1-1 Behind Lowe and Snell

October 22, 2020
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Tampa Bay’s Brandon Lowe, right, is congratulated by Randy Arozarena after hitting a two-run homer during the fifth inning of the Rays’ 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

For download (PDF)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 World Series Game 2


Standings

Overall (Score/300)  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 189  
3 Michael Poplawski 146  
2 Terry Appleby 148  
4 John Lo 136  
5 John Woycheshin 117  
6 Logan Zetaruk 102  
7 Joel Palmer 81  
       
World Series (Score/100)  
       
1 Michael Poplawski 20 LAD 4-1
  Logan Zetaruk 20 TBR 4-1
  Joel Palmer 20 TBR 4-1
  Wes Zetaruk 10 LAD 4-2
4 Terry Appleby 10 TBR 4-2
6 John Lo 0 TBR 4-3
  John Woycheshin 0 TBR 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Kershaw Shines, Dodgers Get to Glasnow to Win Game 1

October 20, 2020
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Los Angeles’ Mookie Betts celebrates after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning of the Dodgers’ 8-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 World Series Game 1


Standings

Overall (Score/300)  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 229  
2 Michael Poplawski 186  
3 Terry Appleby 138  
4 John Lo 136  
5 John Woycheshin 117  
6 Logan Zetaruk 92  
7 Joel Palmer 71  
       
World Series (Score/100)  
       
1 Michael Poplawski 60 LAD 4-1
2 Wes Zetaruk 50 LAD 4-2
  Logan Zetaruk 10 TBR 4-1
  Joel Palmer 10 TBR 4-1
5 Terry Appleby 0 TBR 4-2
  John Lo 0 TBR 4-3
  John Woycheshin 0 TBR 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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World Series Predictions

October 20, 2020

mlb-postseason-2020-1MLB’s teams with the best regular-season records will meet starting tonight in the World Series, with the Tampa Bay Rays being the choice of five of our seven players.

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Enjoy the baseball, and good luck!


For download (PDF)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 World Series Predictions


World Series Prediction Form Available

October 18, 2020

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The World Series Prediction Form is available now and through the time noted on the Form.

Good luck!


Dodgers Win Game 7 Thriller, to Face Rays in World Series Starting Tuesday

October 18, 2020
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Cody Bellinger’s go-ahead home run propelled the Los Angeles Dodgers to the World Series for the third time in four years. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images )

Series completed Sunday

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7 players had series winner correct
1 player (Terry) had series score correct


Our Game

Terry had both series correct in the second round of three in our game. Wes continues to lead our game while John Lo has moved into the final (third) prize spot.


For download (PDF)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 League Championship Series


Standings

Overall (Score/200)
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 179
2 Terry Appleby 138
3 John Lo 136
4 Michael Poplawski 126
5 John Woycheshin 117
6 Logan Zetaruk 82
7 Joel Palmer 61
     
League Championship Series (Score/100)
     
  AL: TBR 4-3 NL: LAD 4-3
     
1 Terry Appleby 100
2 Wes Zetaruk 82
  John Lo 82
4 John Woycheshin 78
5 Michael Poplawski 48
6 Logan Zetaruk 44
7 Joel Palmer 40
     
Division Series (Score/100)
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 97
2 Michael Poplawski 78
3 John Lo 54
4 John Woycheshin 39
5 Logan Zetaruk 38
  Terry Appleby 38
7 Joel Palmer 21

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Rays Vanquish Astros, Dodgers Force Game 7 Sunday

October 17, 2020
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The Tampa Bay Rays celebrate their 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 7 of their American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series on Saturday. (Jae C. Hong/Associated Press )

Series completed Saturday

TBR 4 HOU 3
4 players had series winner correct
1 player (Terry) had series score correct


For download (PDF)

MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2020 League Championship Series 10-17


Standings

Overall (Score/200)
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 155
2 Terry Appleby 114
3 John Lo 112
4 Michael Poplawski 102
5 John Woycheshin 93
6 Logan Zetaruk 58
7 Joel Palmer 37
     
League Championship Series (Score/100)
     
  AL: TBR 4-3 NL:  3-3
     
1 Terry Appleby 76
2 Wes Zetaruk 58
  John Lo 58
4 John Woycheshin 54
5 Michael Poplawski 24
6 Logan Zetaruk 20
7 Joel Palmer 16

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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