Originally Posted by asindc
Not one person in this thread (or any other thread, for that matter) has taken issue with the idea that the Sox have less chance to make the playoffs than Detroit or that the Sox are not likely to even make the playoffs. It is not inconsistent with that notion, however, to ridicule the idea that CLE or SEA have a better chance of making the playoffs than the Sox. This is keeping in mind that the consensus on WSI has consistently done a much better job of guessing how the Sox will perform in any given upcoming season than BP has, which is really the focal point of the criticism.
Eh...I'd disagree with that. Countering the argument of the predictions with "they're meaningless" or "that's why they play the games" is pretty much saying the same thing.