Now that most teams have reached the halfway point in the season, let’s take a look at what the playoff picture would look like and how our pre-season predictions have panned out so far…

AL East leaders – New York Yankees
Pete’s prediction – Tampa Bay Rays
Smitty’s prediction – New York Yankees

AL Central leaders – Detroit Tigers
Pete’s prediction – Chicago White Sox
Smitty’s prediction – Detroit

AL West leaders – Texas Rangers
Pete’s prediction – Texas Rangers
Smitty’s prediction – Texas Rangers

AL Wild Card leaders – Tampa Bay Rays
Pete’s prediction – New York Yankees
Smitty’s prediction – Chicago White Sox

NL East leaders – Atlanta Braves
Pete’s prediction – Atlanta Braves
Smitty’s prediction – Atlanta Braves

NL Central leaders – Cincinnati Reds
Pete’s prediction – Milwaukee Brewers
Smitty’s prediction – Chicago Cubs

NL West leaders – San Diego Padres
Pete’s prediction – San Francisco Giants
Smitty’s prediction -Arizona Diamondbacks

NL Wild Card – New York Mets
Pete’s prediction – Philadelphia Phillies
Smitty’s prediction – Philadelphia Phillies

I guess it’s pretty clear we have no idea what we’re talking about when it comes to the Senior Circuit (except the NL East, of course),  but we have a fairly good grasp on the American League. Overall, I’m pretty happy with picking 4 of 6 divisions correctly so far.