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Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Brewers Now are a Top Team in the National League

Today the Brewers and Ryan Braun found out that he has won his appeal and will not be suspended for the first 50 games of the season.  I expected Ryan Braun to win his appeal, and I felt that he was innocent all along.  This makes the Brewers favorites to win the NL Central and a possible World Series contender.  The Brewers will have all five starters returning from last year and they will still have a good offense as well, even without Prince Fielder.  I think the Brewers will now have a more consistent offense than last year led by Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez.  I think the Brewers will play more small ball and won't rely on home runs to win games.  Brewers will be a fun team to watch, and I think they can and will challenge the Phillies for the top spot in the National League. 

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Super Bowl Pick

Giants at Patriots

I think this will be a good game and very similar to the last time the Giants played the Patriots in the Super Bowl.  The Giants defense will need to continue to play well and get pressure on Tom Brady.  I think the defense will be the key for both teams in the Super Bowl because each team's defenses have struggled at times throughout the playoffs and regular season.  The Patriots will need Rob Gronkowski to play well and make some plays for the Patriots offense to do well.  The Giants will need to be able to run the ball well to take the pressure of Eli Manning.  This game will be close, and I think it will come down to who ever plays better defense and has the ball at the end of the game.  I think the score of this game will be 21-17 with the Giants winning the Super Bowl, and Eli Manning winning the Super Bowl MVP award.