National League West

* – indicates new to team

1. San Francisco Giants

It’s an even year and their rotation has been fortified for another October run.

2. Los Angeles Dodgers

Losing Zack Greinke will hurt, but their limitless payroll won’t keep them out of the trade market.

3. Arizona Diamondbacks

They were the winners of the offseason, but it will be interesting to see how it plays out for a 162 game season.

4. Colorado Rockies

Their offense will be the main reason why they’ll remain competitive this year.

5. San Diego Padres

A simple quick fix is what they’re looking for after a disastrous 2015 season.

Player to Watch: OF Yasiel Puig Los Angeles Dodgers

If they can get the instant burst of energy that he provided two years ago, then there shouldn’t be any problems this year. With a new manager aboard, things could be a ticking time bomb with Puig being what he was last season.

Best Acquisition: P Zack Greinke Arizona Diamondbacks

He instantly puts Arizona in the conversation for a playoff spot. If he had stayed in Los Angeles, it would have made the Dodgers the division favorites. He’s that good.

New Kid on the Block: SS Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

His sampling size last year proved to everyone that he is ready to play for a full season. The Dodgers patience has paid off and they were wise not to include him in any big splashy trades.

San Francisco Giants

Giants Lineup

1. CF Denard Span*

2. 2B Joe Panik

3. C Buster Posey

4. 1B Brandon Belt

5. RF Hunter Pence

6. 3B Matt Duffy

7. SS Brandon Crawford

8. LF Angel Pagan

Bench

OF Gregor Blanco

C Andrew Susac

1B/OF Kyle Blanks*

Rotation

1. Madison Bumgarner

2. Johnny Cueto*

3. Jeff Samardzija*

4. Jake Peavy

5. Matt Cain

Setup

Sergio Romo

Closer

Santiago Casilla

Manager

Bruce Bochy

Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers Lineup

1. LF Carl Crawford

2. CF Joc Pederson

3. RF Yasiel Puig

4. 1B Adrian Gonzalez

5. 2B Howie Kendrick

6. SS Corey Seager

7. 3B Justin Turner

8. C Yasmani Grandal

Bench

OF Andre Ethier

INF/OF Enrique Hernandez

OF/1B Scott Van Slyke

Rotation

1. Clayton Kershaw

2. Scott Kazmir*

3. Kenta Maeda*

4. Hyun-Jin Ryu

5. Alex Wood

Setup

Chris Hatcher

Closer

Kenley Jansen

Manager

Dave Roberts*

Arizona Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks Lineup

1. CF A.J. Pollock

2. 2B Chris Owings

3. 1B Paul Goldschmidt

4. LF David Peralta

5. RF Yasmany Tomas

6. C Welington Castillo

7. 3B Jake Lamb

8. SS Jean Segura*

Bench

INF Nick Ahmed

INF Phil Gosselin

OF Socrates Brito

Rotation

1. Zack Greinke*

2. Shelby Miller*

3. Patrick Corbin

4. Rubby De La Rosa

5. Robbie Ray

Setup

Tyler Clippard*

Closer

Brad Ziegler

Manager

Chip Hale

Colorado Rockies

Rockies Lineup

1. CF Charlie Blackmon

2. 2B D.J. LeMahieu

3. RF Carlos Gonzalez

4. 3B Nolan Arenado

5. 1B Ben Paulsen

6. LF Gerardo Parra*

7. C Nick Hundley

8. SS Cristhian Adames

Bench

OF Brandon Barnes

INF Daniel Descalso

1B/3B Mark Reynolds*

Rotation

1. Jorge De La Rosa

2. Jordan Lyles

3. Chad Bettis

4. Tyler Chatwood

5. Jon Gray

Setup

Jake McGee*

Closer

Jason Motte*

Manager

Walt Weiss

San Diego Padres

Padres Lineup

1. 2B Cory Spangenberg

2. 1B Wil Myers

3. 3B Yangervis Solarte

4. RF Matt Kemp

5. C Derek Norris

6. SS Alexei Ramirez*

7. LF Jon Jay*

8. CF Melvin Upton Jr.

Bench

INF Alexi Amarista

1B/3B Brett Wallace

INF/OF Skip Schumaker*

Rotation

1. James Shields

2. Tyson Ross

3. Andrew Cashner

4. Robbie Erlin

5. Drew Pomeranz*

Setup

Jon Edwards

Closer

Fernando Rodney*

Manager

Andy Green*

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