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Big Prediction Contest - We have a winner!

Way back in the salad days of March, I posted the Big Prediction Contest.  Well, the results are in.  Below you’ll find the various stat categories, the actual result and then the average or plurality prediction from the contest in parentheses.

 

Record – 75-87 (79-83)

Runs Scored – 691 (766)

Runs Allowed – 781 (774)

Batting Average - .269 (.273)

OPS - .717 (.748)

HR – 120 (135)

ERA – 4.48 (4.53)

 

Runs – Gordon (DeJesus)

Doubles – Guillen (Butler)

Triples – DeJesus (Teahen)

Home Runs – Guillen (Gordon)

RBI – Guillen (Guillen)

Walks – Gordon (DeJesus)

Stolen Bases – Gathright (Gathright)

Batting Average  (min 125 AB) – Aviles (Butler)

OBP (min 125 AB) – DeJesus (DeJesus)

SLG (min 125 AB) – Aviles (Guillen)

OPS (min 125 AB) – Aviles (Butler)

 

Wins – Meche (Meche)

Saves – Soria (Soria)

Quality Starts – Greinke (Meche)

Holds – R. Ramirez, Mahay (Gobble)

Innings Pitched – Meche (Meche)

Strike outs – Meche, Greinke (Greinke)

K/9 (min 40 IP) – Soria (Soria)

BB/9 (min 40 IP) – Tomko (Bannister)

ERA (min 40 IP) – Soria (Soria)

 

Tie breaker: Games out of first place – 13 (15)

 

The top 10 out of the 37 entries are as follows:

1.  Gopherballs 45 (won on tie breaker)

2.  RoyalsRetro 45

3.  kcisbetterthanstlateverything 43

4.  loyal2’sdad 41

5.  RoyalsNation 40 (tb)

6.  Firebell 40

7.  Billex Gordler 39

8.  dman126 37

9.  MileHighKCfan 36 (tb)

10. I need more Esteban 36

 

 

Congrats to Gopherballs on his prescience.  The Big Prediction Contest will be back next March, probably with some tweaks.

This FanPost was written by a member of the Royals Review community. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the editors and writers of this site.

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