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Ben and Sam discuss the decisions the Angels are about to make concerning Dan Haren and Ervin Santana and talk about what their 2013 rotation will look like, then predict 2013’s division/World Series winners and last-place teams.


  • Los Angeles Angels rotation
  • Contract options for Dan Haren & Ervin Santana
  • 2013 Predictions


  • Ben's neighborhood has flooded due to Hurricane Sandy, but he still has power.
  • Continuing to podcast through the storm, Ben remarks that "we are like the postal service of podcasts".


  • Ben's 2013 predicted division champions: Yankees, Tigers, Angels, Nationals, Reds, Giants
  • Ben's 2013 predicted last place finishers: Blue Jays, Indians, Mariners, Marlins, Astros, Rockies
  • Ben's 2013 World Series prediction: Angels vs. Reds
  • Sam's 2013 predicted division champions: Rangers, Tigers, Rays, Braves, Cardinals, Giants
  • Sam's 2013 predicted last place finishers: Rockies, Astros, Mets, Indians, Mariners, Orioles
  • Sam's 2013 World Series prediction: Rays vs. Cardinals
  • Ben and Sam have inherited the Up and In email (podcast@baseballprospectus.com) and are encouraging emails from listeners.