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Congratulations to the 2010 BCB Prediction Contest Winners!

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If you've been around the site for a while you may remember this post from April, where I asked readers to make some predictions for the 2010 season. 168 of you submitted an entry, and it's time now to reveal the winners.

The entry form asked 45 questions (plus two tiebreakers). Two of the questions ended up as ties and were removed. Out of the remaining 43, three users got 28 correct:

First place: Cheeseandcorn, who was one point away on the tiebreaker.
Second place: Wrongallalong, who missed the tiebreaker by six points.
Third place: Steve Schlact, who missed the tiebreaker by 12 points.

Our winners will split a prize pool featuring the following:

All told, 22 users were within three points of first place, so the race came right down to the wire. If you're wondering where you finished, the full standings are here. Don't feel bad if you didn't do so well: I took dead last in my own contest last year. (Then I beat most of you this year, but that's neither here nor there.)

There's a full breakdown of the questions and results after the jump, if you're interested in that sort of thing.

At any rate, congratulations to our winners, and thanks again to Lee Panas and Peter Handrinos for giving me copies of their book to give away!

As promised, here's a look at the results. For each question, voters were asked to predict which number would be greater. The number in bold is the correct answer, and the fifth column shows what percentage of voters got it right.

Option 1
#
Option 2
#
Hit %
Yovani Gallardo strikeouts
200
Randy Wolf innings pitched
215.2
31%
Games started by Dave Bush
31
Games started by Manny Parra
16
89%
Games started by Jeff Suppan
2
Games started by Chris Narveson
28
65%
Games started by Dave Bush
31
(Batters hit by Dave Bush pitches) x 2
8
68%
Brewer pitchers to start a game
10
Wins for Dave Bush
8
26%
Brewer pitchers to appear in a game
25
Home runs for Casey McGehee
23
58%
Brewer pitchers with 160 IP
4
Brewer batters with 20 home runs
5
57%
Innings pitched by Yovani Gallardo
185
Hits by Ryan Braun
188
51%
Brewer catchers to appear in a game
3
(Brewer pitchers to make 30 starts) + 0.5
3.5
39%
Hits by Brewer pitchers
68
Stolen bases for the Brewer leader
18
24%
Most sac bunts by a Brewer
7
Most hits by a Brewer pitcher
19
45%
Most walks by a Brewer pitcher
87
Games played by Craig Counsell
102
57%
Right handed batters faced by Mitch Stetter
6
Games played by Jim Edmonds
73
90%
Appearances by Todd Coffey
69
Appearances by David Riske, Chris Capuano, Chris Smith, Zach Braddock and John Axford
146
14%
Appearances by Mitch Stetter
9
Houston Astro wins
76
64%
Saves for Trevor Hoffman
10
Extra base hits for Carlos Gomez
19
46%
Days spent on the DL by Jeff Suppan
Some
Days spent on the DL by Rickie Weeks
None
82%
At bats for Angel Salome
0
At bats for Jonathan Lucroy
277
47%
Corey Hart's walks
45
Prince Fielder's home runs
32
10%
Brewer batters with 100 strikeouts
5
NL Central teams with 80 wins
2
68%
Mat Gamel plate appearances
17
(Wins for the NL Central Champion) x 2
182
69%
Prince Fielder's OPS
.871
(Corey Hart's OBP) x 3
1.020
36%
Home runs by the Brewers' stolen base leader
5
Stolen bases by the Brewers' home run leader
1
78%
Ryan Braun's batting average
.304
Carlos Gomez's OBP
.298
35%
Runs scored by Jim Edmonds
38
Runs scored by Craig Counsell
16
46%
Brewers with 10 stolen bases
4
(Brewers with 5 caught stealings) + 0.5
1
64%
Brewers with 100 hits
6
(Brewers with 100 strikeouts) + 0.5
5.5
85%
Prince Fielder's UZR
-6.4
0
0
38%
Rickie Weeks errors
15
Alcides Escobar's errors
20
46%
Pitches thrown by Brewer pitchers
24,574
Pitches thrown to Brewer hitters
24,022
68%
Brewer runs scored
750
Brewer runs allowed
804
8%
Brewer runs scored in the sixth inning
65
Brewer runs allowed in the sixth inning
111
52%
Brewer wins
77
80.5
80.5
5%
Brewer wins
77
83.5
83.5
20%
Brewer wins
77
86.5
86.5
74%
Brewer playoff appearances
0
0.5
0.5
56%
Brewer wins at home
40
(Brewer wins on the road) + 4.5
41.5
14%
Brewer wins when scoring one run or less
0
Brewer losses when scoring ten runs or more
0
Push
Games where the Brewers allow four runs or less
75
Games where the Brewers allow five runs or more
87
60%
Games where the Brewers score four runs or more
92
Stolen bases by the Brewers as a team
81
48%
Brewer wins against the Cubs
6
(Brewer wins against the Cardinals) + 0.5
8.5
10%
Brewer wins against the Pirates
13
(Brewer wins against the Astros) + 0.5
7.5
68%
Brewers' longest losing streak
9
Brewer wins in interleague play
9
Push
Brewer wins in spring training
13
Brewer wins in April
9
32%
Days in first or second place
6
Days in third, fourth, fifth or sixth place
>6
43%