SI.com's 2014 MLB experts' predictions and picks

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Boston won its third title in 10 years by defeating the Cardinals in six games in the World Series.

Boston won its third title in 10 years by defeating the Cardinals in six games in the World Series.

Will Mike Trout be able to end Miguel Cabrera's two-year reign as AL MVP, or will he fall short again?

Will Mike Trout be able to end Miguel Cabrera's two-year reign as AL MVP, or will he fall short again?

He was the best pitcher in the AL from the time he came off the disabled list through the end of the season. His command has improved, he's healthy and he has the raw stuff to make those two things matter.

Jose Fernandez looks poised to take the NL Cy Young away from Clayton Kershaw this season.

Jose Fernandez looks poised to take the NL Cy Young away from Clayton Kershaw this season.

Gerrit Cole will try to get the Pirates back into the postseason after a stellar rookie debut in 2013.

Gerrit Cole will try to get the Pirates back into the postseason after a stellar rookie debut in 2013.

Granderson, the ex-Yankee who inked a four-year, $60 million contract to move across town, was signed as much for the press conference as for what he'll bring to the Mets. He was in sharp decline the past two years in the Bronx and is moving to a park much less tailored to his skills. Jason Bay 2.0?

Yasiel Puig is just one of MLB's most exciting players under the age of 25.

Yasiel Puig is just one of MLB's most exciting players under the age of 25.

Minnesota has lost at least 96 games three seasons in a row, but the Twins will hang around .500 and the fringes of the wild-card race for much longer than anyone expects them to. Free-agent signings Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes will bolster the rotation in front of an improving defense.