Pulling Out the Crystal Ball
About the Off-Season: Pulling Out the Crystal Ball
By Tim Kabel
March 27, 2023
Spring Training is winding down and the season will open on Thursday. That is just three days from now. It is time to make some predictions. I did pretty well last year, so let's see how I do this year.
How many home runs will Aaron judge hit? 54
Who will finish second on the team in home runs? Giancarlo Stanton- 42
How many games will the Yankees win this year? 103
How many Yankees will hit 30 or more home runs this season? Four: Judge, Stanton, Anthony Rizzo, and Oswaldo Cabrera.
How many times will Aaron Boone be ejected from a game this season? 7
Who will lead the Yankees in stolen bases? Anthony Volpe-55
Which pitcher will lead the Yankees in wins? Nestor Cortes, Jr, - 16
Who will play more games for the Yankees in 2023, Aaron Hicks or Oswaldo Cabrera? Cabrera
How many times will John Sterling misjudge a fly ball on the air? 37
How many Yankees will hit 20 or more home runs? Seven: Judge, Stanton, Rizzo, Cabrera, Harrison Bader, Anthony Volpe, and Oswald Peraza.
Which current Yankees will be off the roster by the trading deadline? Aaron Hicks, Josh Donaldson, and Gleyber Torres.
Who will win the American League MVP? Aaron Judge
Who will win the American League Cy Young Award? Nestor Cortes, Jr.
Who will win the American League Rookie of the Year? Anthony Volpe and Oswald Peraza in a tie
Which team will win the 2023 World Series? The New York Yankees over the Atlanta Braves in six games