With Opening Day of the season just a handful of days away, some of us (hopefully the rest will shortly follow) have compiled our predictions for the 2007 season. Apologies for any alignment problems with the predictions. Tables were not an option. Here are how the writers at RLN see things shaping up:

Matt:                     Chris W.             Bill                      Chris G.                     Chad

NL East:

  1. Mets              1. Phillies             1. Mets                 1. Mets                        1.  Mets
  2. Phillies *        2. Braves *                                      2. Marlins                     2.  Braves
  3. Braves          3. Mets                                            3. Braves                     3.  Marlins
  4. Marlins          4. Marlins                                         4. Phillies                     4.  Phillies
  5. Nationals        5. Nationals                                     5. Nationals                  5.  Nationals

NL Central:

  1. Cubs               1. Cardinals      1. Cardinals              1. Brewers                  1.  Brewers
  2. Cardinals         2. Cubs                                           2. Cubs                      2.  Reds *
  3. Astros            3. Brewers                                       3. Reds                       3.  Cardinals
  4. Reds               4. Astros                                         4. Cardinals                4.  Cubs
  5. Brewers          5. Reds                                            5. Pirates                   5.  Astros
  6. Pirates             6. Pirates                                         6. Astros                   6.  Pirates

NL West:

  1. Dodgers          1. Dodgers         1. San Diego           1. Padres                    1.  Padres
  2. Giants             2. Diamondbacks 2. Diamondbacks * 2. Diamondbacks *       2.  Dodgers
  3. Padres             3. Padres                                        3. Dodgers                  3.  Rockies
  4. Diamondbacks  4. Giants                                        4. Rockies                    4.  Diamondbacks
  5. Rockies            5. Rockies                                       5. Giants                    5.  Giants

AL East:

  1. Red Sox          1. Yankees          1. Yankees             1. Yankees                   1.  Red Sox
  2. Yankees          2. Red Sox          2. Red Sox *          2. Red Sox                  2.  Yankees *
  3. Blue Jays        3. Blue Jays                                      3. Devil Rays                3.  Devil Rays
  4. Orioles            4. Orioles                                         4. Blue Jays                 4.  Blue Jays
  5. Devil Rays       5. Devil Rays                                     5. Orioles                    5.  Orioles

AL Central:

  1. White Sox      1. Tigers              1. Tigers                 1. Indians                   1. White Sox
  2. Tigers            2. Twins *                                         2. Tigers *                  2.  Tigers
  3. Twins            3. Indians                                          3. White Sox               3.  Indians
  4. Indians         4. White Sox                                      4. Twins                      4.  Twins
  5. Royals           5. Royals                                           5. Royals                     5.  Royals

AL West:

  1. Angels          1. Angels                1. A’s                    1. Angels                    1.  A’s
  2. A’s *            2. A’s                                                  2. A’s                         2.  Angels
  3. Rangers        3. Rangers                                          3. Mariners                  3.  Mariners
  4. Mariners        4. Mariners                                          4. Rangers                  4.  Rangers

* denotes Wild Card

As for the playoffs, Bill picks the Yankees over the Padres in the World Series. Chris W. predicts Angels over Dodgers.  Chad predicts Mets over White Sox in the series.