John Axford is in Mesa, Ariz., at spring training with the Athletics, but his eyes were firmly set on Hollywood Sunday night as he looked to continue his tradition of very accurate Oscar predictions.
The relief pitcher has published his guesses for the winners for four years now and it is clear Axford has his finger on the pulse of Tinseltown with the impressive accuracy of his picks,
Axford shared his predictions with The Player’s Tribune and ended up going 17-for-24, the same as his tally for the 2015 awards.
It was in 2014 that the MLB player really made a name for himself as an Academy Awards prognosticator, going 18-for-18 with his choices for the film industry’s most sought after prize.
– Brendan Maloy