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Staff predictions for the 2016 baseball season

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Peter Schmuck, columnist

Orioles record (AL East finish): 92-69 (Second)

AL East champ: Red Sox

AL Central champ: Royals

AL West champ: Rangers

AL wild cards: Orioles, Angels

NL East champ: Nationals

NL Central champ: Pirates

NL West champ: Dodgers

NL wild cards: Mets, Cubs

ALCS: Red Sox over Royals

NLCS: Nationals over Cubs

World Series champion: Nationals

AL Cy Young: David Price, Red Sox

AL MVP: Mike Trout, Angels

NL Cy Young: Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks

NL MVP: Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins

Eduardo Encina, Orioles beat writer

Orioles record (AL East finish): 85-77 (Third)

AL East champ: Blue Jays

AL Central champ: Twins

AL West champ: Astros

AL wild cards: Rays, Royals

NL East champ: Mets

NL Central champ: Cubs

NL West champ: Dodgers

NL wild cards: Nationals, Pirates

ALCS: Rays over Astros

NLCS: Cubs over Mets

World Series champion: Cubs

AL Cy Young: Chris Archer, Rays

AL MVP: Carlos Correa, Astros

NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

NL MVP: Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks

Jon Meoli, Orioles beat writer

Orioles record (AL East finish): 84-78 (Third)

AL East champ: Red Sox

AL Central champ: White Sox

AL West champ: Astros

AL wild cards: Yankees, Royals

NL East champ: Nationals

NL Central champ: Cubs

NL West champ: Dodgers

NL wild cards: Giants, Pirates

ALCS: Astros over Royals

NLCS: Giants over Cubs

World Series champion: Giants

AL Cy Young: Chris Archer, Rays

AL MVP: Mike Trout, Angels

NL Cy Young: Madison Bumgarner, Giants

NL MVP: Bryce Harper, Nationals

Josh Land, Orioles editor

Orioles record (AL East finish): 86-76 (Third)

AL East champ: Blue Jays

AL Central champ: Royals

AL West champ: Astros

AL wild cards: Red Sox, Tigers

NL East champ: Nationals

NL Central champ: Cubs

NL West champ: Dodgers

NL wild cards: Giants, Pirates

ALCS: Royals over Astros

NLCS: Cubs over Nationals

World Series champion: Cubs

AL Cy Young: David Price, Red Sox

AL MVP: Lorenzo Cain, Royals

NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

NL MVP: Bryce Harper, Nationals

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