The Guardians Baseball Insider crew takes its crack at predicting the 2022 MLB season standings, awards and some Cleveland Guardians specific items..

WriterAL EastAL CentralAL West
Justin Lada
1Toronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners3
2Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins6Houston Astros
3Tampa Bay Rays5Detroit TigersLA Angels
4New York YankeesCLEVELAND GUARDIANSTexas Rangers
5Baltimore OriolesKansas City RoyalsOakland Athletics
NL EastNL CentralNL West
1Atlanta Braves2Milwaukee Brewers3Los Angeles Dodgers1
2New York Mets4St. Louis CardinalsSan Francsico Giants5
3Philadelphia PhilliesChicago CubsSan Diego Padres6
4Miami MarlinsCincinnati RedsArizona Diamondbacks
5Washington NationalsPittsburgh PiratesColorado Rockies
Willie HoodAL EastAL CentralAL West
1Tampa BayChicago White SoxSeattle Mariners
2Toronto Blue JaysMinnesota TwinsHouston Astros
3New York YankeesDetroit TigersTexas Rangers
4Boston Red SoxCLEVELAND GUARDIANSLos Angeles Angels
5Baltimore OriolesKansas City RoyalsOakland Athletics
NL EastNL CentralNL West
1Atlanta BravesMilwaukee BrewersLos Angeles Dodgers
2New York MetsSt. Louis CardinalsSan Diego Padres
3Miami MarlinsChicago CubsSan Francisco Giants
4Philadelphia PhilliesCincinnati RedsArizona Diamondbacks
Arthur KinneyAL EastAL CentralAL West
Toronto Blue Jays – 2Chicago White Sox – 3Houston Astros – 1
Tampa Bay Rays – 4CLEVELAND GUARDIANS-5Seattle Mariners
New York Yankees – 6Minnesota TwinsLos Angeles Angels
Boston Red SoxKansas City RoyalsOakland Athletics
Baltimore OriolesDetroit TigersTexas Rangers
NL EastNL CentralNL West
Atlanta Braves – 2Milwaukee Brewers – 3Los Angeles Dodgers – 1
New York Mets – 5St. Louis CardinalsSan Francisco Giants – 4
Philadelphia PhilliesCincinnati RedsSan Diego Padres – 6
Washington NationalsChicago CubsArizona Diamondbacks
Miami MarlinsPittsburgh PiratesColorado Rockies
Tyler StotskyAL EastAL CentralAL West
1Toronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox2Houston Astros3
2Tampa Bay Rays4Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners
3New York Yankees6CLEVELAND GUARDIANSLos Angeles Angels
4Boston Red SoxDetroit TigersTexas Rangers
5Baltimore OriolesKansas City RoyalsOakland Athletics
NL EastNL CentralNL West
1Atlanta Braves2Milwaukee Brewers3Los Angeles Dodgers1
2New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals6San Francisco Giants4
3Philadelphia PhillesChicago CubsSan Diego Padres
4Miami MarlinsCincinnati RedsArizona Diamondbacks
5Washington NationalsPittsburgh PiratesColorado Rockies
Joe CollinsAL EastAL CentralAL West
1Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox2Houston Astros1
2NY Yankees4Detroit Tigers6Seattle Mariners
3Tampa Bay Rays5Minnesota TwinsLA Angels
4Boston Red SoxCLEVELAND GUARDIANSTexas Rangers
5Baltimore OriolesKansas City RoyalsOakland Athletics
NL EastNL CentralNL West
1Braves2Cardinals3Dodgers1
2Phillies5BrewersPadres4
3Mets6CubsGiants
4MarlinsRedsRockies
5NationalsPiratesDiamondbacks

2022 World Series picks

WriterWorld Series
Justin LadaDodgers over Blue Jays 4-2
Willie HoodToronto Blue Jays over Milwaukee Brewers 4-2
Arthur KinneyBlue Jays over Braves
Tyler StotskyBlue Jays over Braves
Joe CollinsDodgers over White Sox 4-2

2022 Awards

WriterAL MVPAL Cy YoungAL ROYNL MVPNL Cy YoungNL ROY
Justin LadaJose RamirezKevin GausmanBobby Witt Jr.Ronald Acuna Jr.Walker BuehlerO’Neil Cruz
Willie HoodShohei OhtaniGerrit ColeBobby Witt Jr.Mookie BettsCorbin BurnesSheiya Suzuki
Arthur KinneyShohei OhtaniShane BieberSpencer TorkelsonMookie BettsMax FriedSeiya Suzuki
Tyler StotskyShohei OhtaniShane BieberBobby Witt Jr.Juan SotoWalker BuehlerOneil Cruz
Joe CollinsVladimir Guerrero JrShane BieberSpencer TorkelsonBryce HarperJacob DegromOneil Cruz

2022 Cleveland Guardians Predictions

WriterRecordX-FactorBreakout hitterBreakout pitcherBiggest disappointmentBiggest concern
Justin Lada79-83Anthony GoseSteven KwanTriston McKenzieBobby BradleyBullpen/1B
Willie Hood83-79Nick SandlinAndres GimenezTriston McKenzieBobby BradleyBullpen
Arthur Kinney84-78James KarinchakGabriel AriasAnthony GoseBradley ZimmerBottom of the order
Tyler Stotsky86-76Jose RamirezSteven KwanTriston McKenzieBradley ZimmerBullpen
Joe Collins78-84Jose RamirezSteven KwanTriston McKenzieBradley ZimmerConsistent Hitting

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