MLB predictions for 2024 playoff teams, World Series champions, MVP and more

By | March 26, 2024

How will things play out during the 2024 MLB season?

Here are predictions from SNY staff and contributors for playoff teams, World Series matchups and winners, and the top prizes…


Andy Martino, SNY MLB insider

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
2nd NL Wildcard: Phillies
3rd NL Wildcard: Mets
AL East Champion: Yankees
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wild card: Orioles
2nd AL wild card: Rangers
3rd AL wild card: Shine
NLCS: Brave about Dodgers
ALCS: Yankees over Orioles
World series: Brave about Yankees
NL MVP: Matt Olson
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Spencer Strider
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

Todd Zeile, SNY Mets analyst

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cardinals
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Red
2nd NL Wildcard: Mets
3rd NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
AL East Champion: Yankees
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Rangers
1st AL wildcard: Astros
2nd AL wild card: Blue jays
3rd AL wild card: Guards
NLCS: Brave about Dodgers
ALCS: Twins over Yankees
World series: Gemini over Braves
NL MVP: Corbin Caroll
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Zack Wieler
AL Cy Young: Kevin Gausman

Jim Duquette, SNY Mets analyst

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
2nd NL Wildcard: Phillies
3rd NL Wildcard: Mets
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wild card: Yankees
2nd AL wildcard: Rangers
3rd AL wild card: Shine
NLCS: Dodgers over Braves
ALCS: Astros over Orioles
World series: Dodgers over Astros
NL MVP: Mookie Betts
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Zack Wieler
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

Jerry Blevins, SNY Mets analyst

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Giants
3rd NL Wildcard: WithS
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wildcard: Rangers
2nd AL wildcard: Yankees
3rd AL wildcard: Sailors
NLCS: Phillies over Giants
ALCS: Sailors over Orioles
World series: Phillies over Mariners
NL MVP: Mookie Betts
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Zack Wieler
AL Cy Young: Kevin Gausman

Terry Collins, SNY Mets analyst

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Red
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
3rd NL Wildcard: Mets
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Rangers
1st AL wild card: Astros
2nd AL wildcard: Yankees
3rd AL wildcard: Sailors
NLCS: Dodgers over Braves
ALCS: Orioles over Rangers
World series: Dodgers over Orioles
NL MVP: Mookie Betts
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Spencer Strider
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

Sal Licata, BNNY host

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Giants
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Evaders
3rd NL Wildcard: Mets
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Guards
AL West Champion: Sailors
1st AL wild card: Astros
2nd AL wild card: Rangers
3rd AL wild card: Yankees
NLCS: Brave over giants
ALCS: Sailors over Orioles
World series: Mariners over Braves
NL MVP: Austin Riley
AL MVP: Julio Rodriguez
NL Cy Young: Logan Webb
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

John Harper, SNY Contributor

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Red
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Fathers
3rd NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wildcard: Yankees
2nd AL wildcard: Sailors
3rd AL wild card: Blue jays
NLCS: Brave about Dodgers
ALCS: Orioles over Yankees
World series: Orioles over Braves
NL MVP: Mookie Betts
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Spencer Strider
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

Anthony McCarron, SNY Contributor

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Red
3rd NL Wildcard: Giants
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Tigers
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wildcard: Yankees
2nd AL wild card: Blue jays
3rd AL wild card: Sailors
NLCS: Phillies over Dodgers
ALCS: Orioles over Yankees
World series: Orioles over Phillies
NL MVP: Mookie Betts
AL MVP: Julio Rodriguez
NL Cy Young: Logan Webb
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

Dani Wexelman, SNY Contributor

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Red
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
3rd NL Wildcard: Fathers
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Royal houses
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wild card: Yankees
2nd AL wildcard: Sailors
3rd AL wildcard: Rangers
NLCS: Diamondbacks over Phillies
ALCS: Astros over Yankees
World series: Diamondbacks over Astros
NL MVP: Corbin Caroll
AL MVP: Kyle Tucker
NL Cy Young: Spencer Strider
AL Cy Young: Logan Gilbert

Connor Rogers, The Mets pod co-host

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
3rd NL Wildcard: Giants
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Tigers
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wildcard: Yankees
2nd AL wild card: Shine
3rd AL wild card: Sailors
NLCS: Dodgers over Braves
ALCS: Orioles over Yankees
World series: Orioles over Dodgers
NL MVP: Fernando Tatis Jr.
AL MVP: Kyle Tucker
NL Cy Young: Tyler Glasnow
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

Joe DeMayo, The Mets pod co-host

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Red
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Diamond ridges
3rd NL Wildcard: Mets
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wildcard: Shine
2nd AL wildcard: Rangers
3rd AL wild card: Yankees
NLCS: Dodgers over Braves
ALCS: Orioles over Astros
World series: Dodgers over Orioles
NL MVP: Ronald Acuna Jr.
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Spencer Strider
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

Danny Abriano, SNY editorial production manager

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cardinals
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Fathers
2nd NL Wildcard: Phillies
3rd NL Wildcard: Mets
AL East Champion: Orioles
AL Central Champion: Tigers
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wildcard: Sailors
2nd AL wildcard: Yankees
3rd AL wildcard: Rangers
NLCS: Brave about Padres
ALCS: Sailors over Orioles
World series: Brave about Sailors
NL MVP: Freddie Vrijman
AL MVP: Adley Rutschman
NL Cy Young: Tyler Glasnow
AL Cy Young: George Kirby

Alex Smith, SNY Editorial Producer

NL East champion: Phillies
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Brave
2nd NL Wildcard: Fathers
3rd NL Wildcard: Giants
AL East Champion: Blue jays
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Rangers
1st AL wild card: Yankees
2nd AL wild card: Orioles
3rd AL wildcard: Sailors
NLCS: Phillies over Dodgers
ALCS: Orioles over Blue Jays
World series: Phillies over Orioles
NL MVP: Mookie Betts
AL MVP: Julio Rodriguez
NL Cy Young: Zack Wieler
AL Cy Young: Kevin Gausman

Phillip Martinez, SNY Editorial Producer

NL East champion: Brave
NL Central champion: Cubs
NL West champion: Evaders
1st NL Wildcard: Phillies
2nd NL Wildcard: Giants
3rd NL Wildcard: Mets
AL East Champion: Yankees
AL Central Champion: Twins
AL West Champion: Astros
1st AL wildcard: Rangers
2nd AL wild card: Orioles
3rd AL wild card: Blue jays
NLCS: Brave about Dodgers
ALCS: Yankees over Rangers
World series: Brave about Yankees
NL MVP: Mookie Betts
AL MVP: Juan Soto
NL Cy Young: Zac Gallen
AL Cy Young: Corbin Burnes

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