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Denver Post staff predictions for 2022 MLB season: Rockies record, division winners, World Series champion and more

Predictions from Patrick Saunders, Kyle Newman, Mark Kiszla and Sean Keeler

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Picks from The Denver Post for the 2022 Major League Baseball season.

Patrick Saunders, Rockies beat reporter

Division winners: NL: Braves, Brewers, Dodgers; AL: Blue Jays, White Sox, Mariners

Wild cards: NL: Mets, Cardinals, Giants; AL: Rays, Yankees, Astros

AL pennant winner: Blue Jays

NL pennant winner: Dodgers

World Series winner: Dodgers

Rockies record: 78-84

Cy Youngs: NL: Walker Buehler, Dodgers; AL: Shane Bieber, Guardians

Rookies of the Year: NL: SS Oneil Cruz, Pirates; AL: SS Bobby Witt, Jr., Royals

MVPs: NL: OF Juan Soto, Nationals; AL: 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays

Kyle Newman, beat reporter

Division winners: NL: Dodgers, Cardinals, Phillies; AL: Astros, White Sox, Blue Jays

Wild cards: NL: Braves, Brewers, Giants; AL: Rays, Red Sox, Twins

AL pennant winner: Blue Jays

NL pennant winner: Dodgers

World Series winner: Blue Jays

Rockies record: 85-77

Cy Youngs: NL: Walker Buehler, Dodgers; AL, Lucas Giolito, White Sox

Rookies of the Year: NL: OF Seiya Suzuki, Cubs; AL: SS, Bobby Witt Jr., Royals

MVPs: NL: OF Juan Soto, Nationals; AL: RHP/OF Shohei Ohtani, Angels

Mark Kiszla, columnist

Division winners: NL: Mets, Brewers, Dodgers; AL: Blue Jays, White Sox, Angels

Wild cards: NL: Braves, Phillies, Giants; AL: Red Sox, Rays, Astros

AL pennant winner: Blue Jays

NL pennant winner: Dodgers

World Series winner: Dodgers

Rockies record: 79-83

Cy Youngs: NL: Corbin Burnes, Brewers; AL: Lucas Giolito, White Sox

Rookies of the Year: NL: SP Hunter Greene, Reds; AL: SS Bobby Witt Jr., Royals

MVPs: OF Juan Soto, Nationals; AL: 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays

Sean Keeler, columnist

Division winners: NL: Phillies, Brewers, Dodgers;  AL: Blue Jays, White Sox, Astros

Wild cards: NL: Braves, Mets, Cardinals; AL: Rays, Yankees, Twins

AL pennant winner: Rays

NL pennant winner: Dodgers

World Series winner: Dodgers

Rockies record: 77-85

Cy Youngs: NL: Max Fried, Braves; AL: Gerrit Cole, Yankees

Rookies of the Year: NL: SS Oneil Cruz, Pirates; AL: SS Bobby Witt Jr., Royals

MVPs: NL: 1B Freddie Freeman, Dodgers; AL: 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays

Matt Schubert, deputy sports editor

Division winners: NL: Phillies, Cardinals, Dodgers;  AL: Red Sox, White Sox, Astros

Wild cards: NL: Giants, Padres, Brewers; AL: Yankees, Blue Jays, Mariners

AL pennant winner: Red Sox

NL pennant winner: Dodgers

World Series winner: Dodgers

Rockies record: 82-80

Cy Youngs: NL: Corbin Burnes, Brewers; AL: Jose Berrios, Blue Jays

Rookies of the Year: NL: OF Seiya Suzuki, Cubs; AL: SS Bobby Witt Jr., Royals

MVPs: NL: 1B Paul Goldschmidt, Cardinals; AL: P/DH Shohei Ohtani, Angels