Nationals’ Unlikely World Series Caps Unlikely Season, Win First Championship

October 30, 2019
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Washington’s Howie Kendrick celebrates after hitting the game-wining two-run home run during the seventh inning. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Series completed Wednesday:
WSN 4 HOU 3
1 player (Joel) had series winner correct
0 players had series score correct

Congratulations to John Woycheshin, who won his first MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! since 2009, and his fourth Prediction Challenge! game overall. Wes’s strong LCS round helped him earn second place, while Joel’s World Series prediction of the Nationals earned him third place and our final prize.

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

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019

Overall (Score/300)
🥇 John Woycheshin 199
🥈 Wes Zetaruk 148
🥉 Joel Palmer 126
4 Terry Appleby 98
5 Ed Mick 89
6 John Lo 86
7 Michael Poplawski 82
World Series (Score/100)
1 Joel Palmer 80
2 John Woycheshin 30
Terry Appleby 20
Wes Zetaruk 20
3 Ed Mick 20
John Lo 20
7 Michael Poplawski 10
League Championship Series (Score/100)
1 Wes Zetaruk 92
2 John Woycheshin 88
3 Michael Poplawski 50
John Lo 50
5 Terry Appleby 36
Ed Mick 36
7 Joel Palmer 4
Division Series (Score/100)
1 John Woycheshin 81
2 Joel Palmer 42
Terry Appleby 42
4 Wes Zetaruk 36
5 Ed Mick 33
6 Michael Poplawski 22
7 John Lo 16

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Strasburg Leads Nationals to Game 7 Wednesday

October 29, 2019
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Washington’s Juan Soto celebrates his fifth-inning solo home run during the Nationals’ 7-2 win over the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday. (Eric Gay/The Associated Press)

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 World Series Game 6

Overall (Score/300)
1 John Woycheshin 209
2 Wes Zetaruk 158
3 Terry Appleby 108
4 Ed Mick 99
5 John Lo 96
6 Michael Poplawski 92
7 Joel Palmer 66
World Series (Score/100)
1 John Woycheshin 40 HOU 4-3
2 Terry Appleby 30 HOU 4-2
Wes Zetaruk 30 HOU 4-2
Ed Mick 30 HOU 4-2
John Lo 30 HOU 4-2
6 Michael Poplawski 20 HOU 4-1
Joel Palmer 20 WSN 4-1

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Astros Take Advantage of Nationals’ Mound Understudy, Take 3-2 Lead Back Home

October 28, 2019
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Gerrit Cole pitched seven innings allowing just one run to give the Astros as 7-1 win in Game 5 of the World Series. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 World Series Game 5

Overall (Score/300)
1 John Woycheshin 249
2 Wes Zetaruk 218
3 Terry Appleby 168
4 Ed Mick 159
5 John Lo 156
6 Michael Poplawski 152
7 Joel Palmer 56
World Series (Score/100)
1 Terry Appleby 90 HOU 4-2
Wes Zetaruk 90 HOU 4-2
Ed Mick 90 HOU 4-2
John Lo 90 HOU 4-2
5 Michael Poplawski 80 HOU 4-1
John Woycheshin 80 HOU 4-3
7 Joel Palmer 10 WSN 4-1

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Road Show Continues as Astros Level Series 2-2

October 27, 2019
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Alex Bregman’s grand slam in the seventh-inning powers the Houston Astros past the Washington Nationals in Game 4 to even up the series. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 World Series Game 4

Overall (Score/300)
1 John Woycheshin 189
2 Wes Zetaruk 158
3 Terry Appleby 108
4 Ed Mick 99
5 John Lo 96
6 Michael Poplawski 92
7 Joel Palmer 66
World Series (Score/100)
1 Terry Appleby 30 HOU 4-2
Wes Zetaruk 30 HOU 4-2
Ed Mick 30 HOU 4-2
John Lo 30 HOU 4-2
5 Joel Palmer 20 WSN 4-1
Michael Poplawski 20 HOU 4-1
John Woycheshin 20 HOU 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Astros Battle Back, Trail 2-1

October 26, 2019
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The Astros’ Robinson Chirinos celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Nationals, leading Houston to a 4-1 victory on Friday. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 World Series Game 3

Overall (Score/300)
1 John Woycheshin 179
2 Wes Zetaruk 148
3 Joel Palmer 126
4 Terry Appleby 98
5 Ed Mick 89
6 John Lo 86
7 Michael Poplawski 82
World Series (Score/100)
1 Joel Palmer 80 WSN 4-1
2 Terry Appleby 20 HOU 4-2
Wes Zetaruk 20 HOU 4-2
Ed Mick 20 HOU 4-2
John Lo 20 HOU 4-2
6 Michael Poplawski 10 HOU 4-1
John Woycheshin 10 HOU 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Streaking Nationals Take 2-0 Lead Home to Washington

October 24, 2019
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Washington’s Kurt Suzuki, left, is congratulated by his teammate Trea Turner after hitting a solo home run off of Justin Verlander in the seventh inning of the Nationals’ 12-3 win over the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 World Series Game 2

Overall (Score/300)
1 John Woycheshin 169
2 Wes Zetaruk 138
3 Joel Palmer 116
4 Terry Appleby 88
5 Ed Mick 79
6 John Lo 76
7 Michael Poplawski 72
World Series (Score/100)
1 Joel Palmer 70 WSN 4-1
2 Terry Appleby 10 HOU 4-2
Wes Zetaruk 10 HOU 4-2
Ed Mick 10 HOU 4-2
John Lo 10 HOU 4-2
6 Michael Poplawski 0 HOU 4-1
John Woycheshin 0 HOU 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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Cole Conquered, Nationals Win World Series Opener

October 22, 2019
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Washington’s Juan Soto celebrates his fourth-inning solo shot during the Nationals’ 5-4 win against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. (Elsa/Getty Images)

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 World Series Game 1

Overall (Score/300)
1 John Woycheshin 169
2 Wes Zetaruk 128
3 Joel Palmer 106
4 Michael Poplawski 82
5 Terry Appleby 78
6 Ed Mick 69
7 John Lo 66
World Series (Score/100)
1 Joel Palmer 60 WSN 4-1
2 Michael Poplawski 10 HOU 4-1
John Woycheshin 0 HOU 4-3
Terry Appleby 0 HOU 4-2
3 Wes Zetaruk 0 HOU 4-2
Ed Mick 0 HOU 4-2
John Lo 0 HOU 4-2

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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World Series Predictions

October 22, 2019

mlb postseason 2019Six players have chosen the Astros to win their second World Series in three years, in predictions ranging from 5 to 7 games, while Joel has gone against the trend and would be the sole beneficiary of a Nationals upset win.

Enjoy the baseball, and good luck!

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 World Series Predictions


World Series Prediction Form Available

October 20, 2019

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

Good luck!

 


Astros Blast into World Series; League Championship Series Results

October 20, 2019
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Jose Altuve, right, celebrates with teammate Justin Verlander after the Astros eliminated the New York Yankees 6-4 in Game 6 of the ALCS on Saturday. Altuve hit a game-winning two-run blast in the bottom of the ninth to send Houston into the World Series. (Matt Slocum/Associated Press)

Series completed Saturday:
HOU 4 NYY 2
5 players had series winner correct
4 players had series score correct

Wes earned the top score for the round, moving him into a strong second place overall behind John Woycheshin, who also had both series winners correct.

For download (PDF): MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2019 League Championship Series

Overall (Score/200)
1 John Woycheshin 169
2 Wes Zetaruk 128
3 Terry Appleby 78
4 Michael Poplawski 72
5 Ed Mick 69
6 John Lo 66
7 Joel Palmer 46
League Championship Series (Score/100)
1 Wes Zetaruk 92
2 John Woycheshin 88
3 Michael Poplawski 50
3 John Lo 50
5 Terry Appleby 36
Ed Mick 36
7 Joel Palmer 4
Division Series (Score/100)
1 John Woycheshin 81
2 Joel Palmer 42
Terry Appleby 42
4 Wes Zetaruk 36
5 Ed Mick 33
6 Michael Poplawski 22
7 John Lo 16

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

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