2009 Dodger Prediction Bracket: Elite Late Edition

With the Sweet 16 round of the 2009 Dodger Prediction Bracket now complete, we are down to the Elite Eight.

Remember, what you are voting on is:  Which of these teams is most like the 2009 Dodgers?

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Here are the regional final matchups.  Be sure to click on each "game" to vote

Branch Rickey Region

2) 1981 (63-47, .573, World Series Champs, 105 OPS+, 112 ERA+) vs.
5) 1959 (88-68, .564, World Series Champs, 96 OPS+, 111 ERA+)

Al Campanis Region

1) 2004 (93-69, .574, 1st place NL West; 104 OPS+, 102 ERA+) vs.
2) 2006 (88-74, .543, NL Wild Card, 105 OPS+, 106 ERA+)

Walter Alston Region

1) 1980 (92-71, .564, lost 1-gm playoff to Hou; 107 OPS+, 108 ERA+) vs.
6) 1956 (93-61, .604, lost World Series; 105 OPS+, 113 ERA+)

Tommy Lasorda Region

3) 1963 (99-63, .611, World Series Champs; 106 OPS+, 105 ERA+) vs.
5) 1988 (94-67, .584, won World Series, 97 OPS+, 113 ERA+)

When voting in each poll, remember you are choosing which team most closely resembles the 2009 Dodgers.  Take into account the regular season record, postseason performance, and strength of offense and pitching.  For instance, if you think the Dodgers this year will finish 90-72 (.556) with a 110 OPS+ and a 100 ERA+ you want to vote in each poll for the club that is closest to your projection (in this hypothetical example, you would probably hope 1971 makes the final four.

Elite 8 voting will run through Wednesday night.  The Final Four will follow shortly thereafter.

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