ESPN.com's 2008 Predicted Standings

Updated: March 30, 2008, 9:39 AM ET
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Editor's note: The following is an average of how ESPN.com's contributors predict the final standings for the 2008 season. The contributors were the following: Jorge Arangure, Jerry Crasnick, Peter Gammons, Pedro Gomez, Eric Karabell, Jonah Keri, Bob Klapisch, Tim Kurkjian, Keith Law, Sean McAdam, Amy Nelson, Rob Neyer, Buster Olney, Peter Pascarelli, Steve Phillips, Nate Ravitz, Enrique Rojas, Phil Rogers, John Shea and Jayson Stark. Click here for their predicted World Series winners, MVPs, and more.

2008 PREDICTED AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS
EASTWLPCTGB
z-Boston 9369.574--
y-New York 9171.5622.0
Toronto 8577.5258.0
Tampa Bay 7389.45120.0
Baltimore 6399.38930.0
CENTRALWLPCTGB
x-Detroit 9270.568-
y-Cleveland 9171.5611.0
Minnesota 8181.50011.0
Chicago 8082.49412.0
Kansas City 7389.45119.0
WESTWLPCTGB
x-Los Angeles 8874.543-
Seattle 8577.5253.0
Oakland 7488.45714.0
Texas 7191.43817.0
x-division winner; z-best record; y-wild card
Note: New York, Cleveland tied for wild card

2008 PREDICTED NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS
EASTWLPCTGB
z-New York9072.556--
y-Atlanta8874.5432.0
Philadelphia8775.5373.0
Washington7290.44418.0
Florida6795.41423.0
CENTRALWLPCTGB
x-Chicago8973.549--
Milwaukee8676.5313.0
Cincinnati7884.48111.0
Houston7587.46314.0
St. Louis7488.45715.0
Pittsburgh7092.43219.0
WESTWLPCTGB
x-Arizona8774.537--
Los Angeles8577.5252.0
Colorado8478.5193.0
San Diego8379.5124.0
San Francisco6597.40122.0
x-division winner; z-best record; y-wild card