When making predictions, just flip a coin

The Cubs could win the NL Central or finish fifth in the division. Yeah, it's one of those years that's just impossible to make predictions.

Originally Published: April 1, 2007
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

It is time to make our picks for the 2007 season, our annual opportunity to look really stupid. No apology is needed for missing badly, as everyone did on the 2006 Tigers, because such misreads substantiate the greatest part of the game, its unpredictability. Only in baseball could a few of us in 1991 pick the Angels to win the AL West and the Twins to finish last (seventh!) only to have the Twins finish first and Angels finish last (seventh!).

That brings us to 2007. We are looking at a season ...

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