ESPN predicts the 2006 season

Will the White Sox repeat? Will Alex Rodriguez win another MVP? ESPN's staff of experts offer their picks for 2006.

Originally Published: April 2, 2006
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2006 Individual Predictions
  MVP Cy Young Rookie of the Year
Jayson Stark,
ESPN.com
AL: Travis Hafner
NL: Carlos Delgado
AL: Josh Beckett
NL: Roy Oswalt
AL: Ian Kinsler
NL: Prince Fielder
Peter Gammons,
ESPN/ESPN Insider
AL: Bobby Crosby
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Josh Beckett
NL: Carlos Zambrano
AL: Nick Markakis
NL: Ryan Zimmerman
Jerry Crasnick,
ESPN.com
AL: Grady Sizemore
NL: David Wright
AL: Roy Halladay
NL: Jason Schmidt
AL: Ian Kinsler
NL: Prince Fielder
Buster Olney,
ESPN The Magazine
AL: Bobby Crosby
NL: David Wright
AL: Johan Santana
NL: Chris Carpenter
AL: Joel Zumaya
NL: Ryan Zimmerman
Tim Kurkjian,
ESPN The Magazine
AL: Alex Rodriguez
NL: David Wright
AL: Roy Halladay
NL: Roy Oswalt
AL: Ian Kinsler
NL: Jeremy Hermida
Rob Neyer,
ESPN Insider
AL: Eric Chavez
NL: J.D. Drew
AL: Johan Santana
NL: Jake Peavy
AL: Justin Huber
NL: Ryan Zimmerman
Steve Phillips,
ESPN/ESPN Insider
AL: Alex Rodriguez
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Rich Harden
NL: Jason Schmidt
AL: Francisco Liriano
NL: Matt Cain
Eric Karabell,
ESPN Fantasy
AL: Vladimir Guerrero
NL: Barry Bonds
AL: Rich Harden
NL: Roy Oswalt
AL: Jason Kubel
NL: Jeremy Hermida
Jim Caple,
ESPN.com
AL: Eric Chavez
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Freddy Garcia
NL: Jason Schmidt
AL: Kenji Johjima
NL: Matt Cain
Eric Neel,
ESPN.com
AL: Alex Rodriguez
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Roy Halladay
NL: Jake Peavy
AL: Kenji Johjima
NL: Prince Fielder
Gary Gillette,
ESPN Insider
AL: David Ortiz
NL: Andruw Jones
AL: Johan Santana
NL: John Smoltz
AL: Francisco Liriano
NL: Matt Cain
Pedro Gomez,
ESPN
AL: Derek Jeter
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Rich Harden
NL: Billy Wagner
AL: Kenji Johjima
NL: Matt Cain
Phil Rogers,
ESPN.com contributor
AL: Paul Konerko
NL: David Wright
AL: Mark Buehrle
NL: Roy Oswalt
AL: Francisco Liriano
NL: Stephen Drew
Bob Klapisch,
ESPN.com contributor
AL: Alex Rodriguez
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Roy Halladay
NL: Jake Peavy
AL: Craig Hansen
NL: Matt Cain
Alan Schwarz,
ESPN.com contributor
AL: Alex Rodriguez
NL: Carlos Delgado
AL: Johan Santana
NL: Carlos Zambrano
AL: Ian Kinsler
NL: Prince Fielder
John Shea,
ESPN.com contributor
AL: Mark Teixeira
NL: Ken Griffey Jr.
AL: Rich Harden
NL: Jake Peavy
AL: Francisco Liriano
NL: Matt Cain
Sean McAdam,
ESPN.com contributor
AL: Grady Sizemore
NL: Andruw Jones
AL: Josh Beckett
NL: Jake Peavy
AL: Nick Markakis
NL: Conor Jackson
Mark Simon,
ESPN Research
AL: David Ortiz
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Roy Halladay
NL: Roy Oswalt
AL: Francisco Liriano
NL: Prince Fielder
Jim Callis,
Baseball America
AL: Mark Teixeira
NL: Albert Pujols
AL: Johan Santana
NL: Jake Peavy
AL: Francisco Liriano
NL: Jeremy Hermida