PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS

AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES

Red Sox over A's Twins over Yankees

AL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Red Sox over Twins

NATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES

Phillies over Rockies Giants over Reds

NL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Giants over Phillies

WORLD SERIES

Red Sox over Giants

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POSCAST

Senior writer Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur, cocreator of NBC's Parks and Recreation and author of the Fire Joe Morgan blog, discuss the upcoming season at SI.com/poscast

PHOTOPhotograph by ROBERT BECKSTAR POWER The off-season belonged to the Red Sox, and with the return of Kevin Youkilis to a newly fortified lineup, Boston is spring-loaded to own the 2011 season as well.