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Chicago Cubs The headline writers in Chicago had a field day about the Cubs' new “Theo-logy” when Theo Epstein was named the team's new president in October. As general manager of the Boston Red Sox, Epstein helped craft a team that broke an 86...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Washington Nationals The Nationals ended the 2011 season with their best record since their first year in Washington, a healthy Stephen Strasburg and plenty of reasons to be optimistic about their chances to compete in the NL East in 2012....
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Philadelphia Phillies An anguished Roy Halladay sat for what seemed like an eternity and stared blankly into his locker after the Phillies’ remarkable 2011 season ended in a painful 1–0 loss to St. Louis in Game 5 of the National League...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
New York Mets The Phillies rule the division. The Braves are loaded with pitching. The Marlins spent big in the winter. And the Nationals have dynamic young stars. The Mets? They’ll show up — as long as they keep getting loans to keep the...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Miami Marlins It was the spending spree heard ’round the baseball world. In the span of a few dizzying December days, the newly recast Miami Marlins shelled out $191 million to sign three prominent free agents. And that outlay would have been...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Atlanta Braves If not for the beer-drinking, chicken-eating pitchers’ scandal from the Red Sox clubhouse, the spotlight would have shined brighter on the Braves, who are also left to pick up the pieces from one of the most colossal September...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Texas Rangers The American League West race likely won’t be a runaway in 2012, as it was the past two seasons, but the Rangers remain the team to beat. They have the best infield in baseball and one of the top outfields. They received...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Seattle Mariners On the morning of July 6, 2011, the Mariners were 43-43 and two and a half games out of the AL West lead. Less than three weeks later, they were 43-60 and 15.5 games back. The 17-game losing streak came to define the Mariners'...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Oakland A's Billy Beane's offseason left little doubt among A's fans that the team was shifting its focus beyond 2012. Beane traded away Trevor Cahill, Gio Gonzalez and Andrew Bailey, the only three players who have represented Oakland as All-...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Opening Day is next week and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an updated consensus Top...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Opening Day is next week and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an updated consensus Top...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Opening Day is next week and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an updated consensus Top...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Opening Day is next week and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an updated consensus Top...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Opening Day is just a few weeks away and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an updated...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Opening Day is just a few weeks away and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an updated...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Opening Day is just a few weeks away and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get you ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Opening Day is just a few weeks away and Athlon Sports has all the fantasy baseball rankings you need to get ready for the upcoming season. Athlon Sports has combined nine fantasy baseball big boards from around the web to compile an updated...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Los Angeles Angels Arte Moreno clearly doesn't like finishing second. After the Angels missed the playoffs in consecutive years (2010-11) for the first time in his ownership, Moreno fired GM Tony Reagins and a handful of long-time front-office...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Believe it or not, but the 2012 MLB season gets started in a little more than a week when Oakland and Seattle start a two-game series in Tokoyo. Granted, the "official" Opening Day isn't until April 5, but regardless of your preference, there's...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Minnesota Twins It seemed like the end of an era for the Twins last year, when a string of six division titles in nine seasons gave way to a 63–99 finish. But they are firm in their belief that 2012 will bring a quick turnaround. That’s hard to...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Kansas City Royals The growing feeling in Kansas City is that it’s time to expect more. Last year’s transition season saw 12 players make their big league debuts from a well-stocked and much-praised farm system. More are on the way. Playing ....
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Detroit Tigers After winning the AL Central by a whopping 15 games in 2011 for their first division title in 24 years, the Tigers appeared undermanned and overmatched against the Rangers in the ALCS. With a few days of the news that DH Victor...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Cleveland Indians If the Indians are going to contend in the AL Central this season, they’ll need to make another double-digit leap in victories. They went from 69 to 80 wins last year for an 11-game improvement and a second-place finish. How...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Chicago White Sox Having done more spending than winning in recent years, the White Sox enter 2012 with a new manager and without their familiar expectations. They lost free agent lefthander Mark Buehrle, one of their two long-term cornerstones...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Toronto Blue Jays The Blue Jays have gone nearly 20 years since their last trip to the postseason, but that drought seems likely to end soon, perhaps as soon as this year. Toronto will contend if its starting pitchers continue to improve, and...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago

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