I guess AL playoff predictions are now in order, though I hate to have to make any predictions about my Bosox. They have made me look like both a knowledgable seer and a raving idiot all year long. Maybe that’s telling. Also, I can never decide whether to predict what I want to happen, or what I think will happen, since the two sometimes conflate. Anyhow, I’ll take the first leap, (what I WANT to happen is in parentheses): Yanks over Twins in 4 (Yankees and Twins involved in horrible plane crashes) Sox over A’s in 5 (Sox sweep) NL to come, when we know the teams.