Team Previews & Analysis
In which we examine the ultimate stars-and-scrubs roster
The Mariners, who haven’t made it to the postseason since 2001, are rebuilding. Rebuilding from what? Who knows?
The AL Central is more open than it has been in years, can the White Sox pounce on the opportunity?
The Detroit Tigers are just keeping things warm for when their pitching prospects arrive.
They’ll suffer some regression, and the White Sox have gotten better, but the Twins will benefit from key offseason moves.
The Orioles are going to lose a lot in 2020, just like they planned
One change on the field, and one off.
Their biggest acquisition did not come on the player side.
A steady decline has led to a rebuild in the desert. How deep do the cuts have to go and what does it mean to the 2019 squad?
Finally bereft of superstars, the Miami Marlins enter "make or break" 2019 needing several pieces to step up developmentally.
Pleasing fans and haters alike.
The Mariners have the potential to remain a competitive squad this year.
Steals and outs, steals and outs.
Chicago has recently promoted some of the top prospects in the game, but the results haven’t been what they wanted.
And it comes from the top.
It’s not just the socks that are red in Boston; there are some serious red flags about their pitching staff, too.
With the leveling of the Astros' strange center-field geographic feature, Minute Maid Park will play much differently on deep, straightaway fly balls, and Houston will have a chance to take advantage through smart roster design.