American League West

* – indicates new to team

+ – indicates injury

1. Houston Astros

A stacked lineup and an even better rotation than last year hast Houston looking to repeat.

2. Los Angeles Angels

Health is probably more important to the success of the Halos 2018 season than any other team.

3. Seattle Mariners

Not as many roster moves this time around, but the ones they did make should have them in the Wild Card hunt.

4. Texas Rangers

They remained inactive for most of the offseason which could signal a rebuild in the near future.

5. Oakland Athletics

Their young talent is starting to take shape and a few under the radar trades/signings could have them approach .500.

Player to Watch: OF Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels

Best Acquisition: P Gerrit Cole Houston Astros

New Kid on the Block: P Shohei Ohtani Los Angeles Angels

Astros Lineup

1. CF George Springer

2. 3B Alex Bregman

3. 2B Jose Altuve

4. SS Carlos Correa

5. RF Josh Reddick

6. 1B Yuli Gurriel

7. LF Derek Fisher

8. DH Evan Gattis

9. C Brian McCann

Bench

INF/OF Marwin Gonzalez

OF Jake Marisnick

C Max Stassi

Rotation

1. Justin Verlander

2. Dallas Keuchel

3. Lance McCullers Jr.

4. Gerrit Cole*

5. Charlie Morton

Setup

Chris Devenski

Closer

Ken Giles

Manager

A.J. Hinch

Angels Lineup

1. 2B Ian Kinsler*

2. CF Mike Trout

3. LF Justin Upton

4. 1B Albert Pujols

5. RF Kole Calhoun

6. 3B Zack Cozart*

7. DH Luis Valbuena

8. SS Andrelton Simmons

9. C Martin Maldonado

Bench

OF Chris Young*

INF Jefry Marte

C Rene Rivera*

Rotation

1. Garrett Richards

2. Andrew Heaney

3. Shohei Ohtani*

4. Tyler Skaggs

5. Matt Shoemaker

Setup

Jim Johnson*

Closer

Blake Parker

Manager

Mike Scioscia

Mariners Lineup

1. CF Dee Gordon*

2. SS Jean Segura

3. 2B Robinson Cano

4. DH Nelson Cruz

5. 3B Kyle Seager

6. 1B Ryon Healy*

7. LF Ben Gamel

8. RF Mitch Haniger

9. C Mike Zunino

Bench

INF Andrew Romine*

OF Ichiro Suzuki*

OF Guillermo Heredia

Rotation

1. Felix Hernandez

2. James Paxton

3. Mike Leake

4. Marco Gonzales

5. Erasmo Ramirez

Setup

Juan Nicasio*

Closer

Edwin Diaz

Manager

Scott Servais

Rangers Lineup

1. CF Delino DeShields

2. 1B Joey Gallo

3. SS Elvis Andrus

4. 3B Adrian Beltre

5. RF Nomar Mazara

6. DH Shin-Soo Choo

7. C Robinson Chirinos

8. 2B Rougned Odor

9. LF Ryan Rua

Bench

INF/OF Jurickson Profar

OF Drew Robinson

C Juan Centeno*

Rotation

1. Cole Hamels

2. Matt Moore*

3. Martin Perez

4. Doug Fister*

5. Mike Minor*

Setup

Matt Bush

Closer

Alex Claudio

Manager

Jeff Banister

Athletics Lineup

1. SS Marcus Semien

2. LF Matt Joyce

3. 2B Jed Lowrie

4. DH Khris Davis

5. RF Stephen Piscotty*

6. 1B Matt Olson

7. 3B Matt Chapman

8. C Jonathan Lucroy*

9. CF Dustin Fowler*

Bench

INF/OF Chad Pinder

C Bruce Maxwell

OF/1B Mark Canha

Rotation

1. Kendall Graveman

2. Sean Manaea

3. Daniel Gossett

4. Daniel Mengden

5. Andrew Triggs

Setup

Chris Hatcher

Closer

Blake Treinen

Manager

Bob Melvin

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