John Axford’s 2016 Oscar Predictions Are In: And the Winners Are…

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Back in 2013, Major League Baseball pitcher John Axford shocked the world with his Academy Awards predictions, plucking 14 of his 15 Oscar picks. The next year, he was even better, going a perfect 18-for-18.

He hit a bit of a snag during the 2015 Oscars, managing to correctly predict just 17 of a possible 24 categories, but this year the Oakland A’s reliever is poised for a bounce back performance.

Here are his picks:

Best Picture: The Revenant
Actor – Leading: Leonardo DiCaprio
Actress – Leading: Brie Larson
Actor – Supporting: Sylvester Stallone
Actress – Supporting: Alicia Vikander
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Cinematography: The Revenant
Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Animated Feature: Inside Out
Original Song: “Til It Happens To You”

Are they winners?  We’ll know by the end of tonight.

Hat Tip – [ABC News]

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