American League West

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* – indicates new to team

+ – indicates injury

1. Oakland Athletics

They certainly have the most upside at numerous positions, but will it translate into good things in October?

2. Houston Astros

Their GM and Manager have both been fired from the sign stealing investigation. Can Dusty Baker keep them as contenders?

3. Los Angeles Angels

Bringing in Joe Maddon was the smart move and signing Anthony Rendon was nice, but their pitching staff is still suspect.

4. Texas Rangers

With the opening of a new ballpark who will be the player that takes this team to the next level?

5. Seattle Mariners

The direction is pretty straight forward, but when will they finally say it’s time to become contenders?

Player to Watch: OF Mike Trout – Los Angeles Angels

Best Acquisition: 3B Anthony Rendon – Los Angeles Angels

New Kid on the Block: OF Jo Adell – Los Angeles Angels

Athletics Lineup

1. SS Marcus Semien

2. CF Ramon Laureano

3. 3B Matt Chapman

4. 1B Matt Olson

5. DH Khris Davis

6. LF Mark Canha

7. RF Stephen Piscotty

8. C Sean Murphy

9. 2B Franklin Barreto

Bench

INF/OF Chad Pinder

OF Robbie Grossman

2B/OF Tony Kemp*

Rotation

1. Mike Fiers

2. Sean Manaea

3. Frankie Montas

4. Chris Bassitt

5. Jesus Luzardo

Setup

Yusmeiro Petit

Closer

Liam Hendriks

Manager

Bob Melvin

Astros Lineup

1. CF George Springer

2. 2B Jose Altuve

3. LF Michael Brantley

4. 3B Alex Bregman

5. DH Yordan Alvarez+

6. 1B Yuli Gurriel

7. SS Carlos Correa

8. RF Josh Reddick

9. C Martin Maldonado

Bench

INF Aledmys Diaz

OF Kyle Tucker

C Dustin Garneau*

Rotation

1. Justin Verlander

2. Zack Greinke

3. Lance McCullers Jr.

4. Jose Urquidy+

5. Framber Valdez

Setup

Ryan Pressly

Closer

Roberto Osuna

Manager

Dusty Baker*

Angels Lineup

1. 2B Tommy La Stella

2. CF Mike Trout

3. DH Shohei Ohtani

4. 3B Anthony Rendon*

5. LF Justin Upton

6. 1B Albert Pujols

7. C Jason Castro*

8. SS Andrelton Simmons

9. RF Brian Goodwin

Bench

INF/OF David Fletcher

INF/DH Matt Thaiss

C Max Stassi

Rotation

1. Andrew Heaney

2. Dylan Bundy*

3. Julio Teheran*+

4. Griffin Canning

5. Shohei Ohtani

Setup

Ty Buttrey

Closer

Hansel Robles

Manager

Joe Maddon*

Rangers Lineup

1. DH Shin-Soo Choo

2. SS Elvis Andrus

3. CF Danny Santana

4. RF Joey Gallo

5. 3B Todd Frazier*

6. LF Willie Calhoun

7. 2B Rougned Odor

8. 1B Ronald Guzman

9. C Robinson Chirinos*

Bench

INF/OF Nick Solak

INF Isiah Kiner-Falefa

C Jeff Mathis

Rotation

1. Corey Kluber*

2. Mike Minor

3. Lance Lynn

4. Kyle Gibson*

5. Jordan Lyles*

Setup

Jesse Chavez

Closer

Jose Leclerc

Manager

Chris Woodward

Mariners Lineup

1. 2B Shed Long Jr.

2. SS J.P. Crawford

3. 3B Kyle Seager

4. C Tom Murphy+

5. DH Daniel Vogelbach

6. 1B Evan White

7. LF Jose Marmolejos*

8. CF Kyle Lewis

9. RF Mallex Smith

Bench

INF/OF Dee Gordon

INF/OF Dylan Moore

C Austin Nola

Rotation

1. Marco Gonzales

2. Yusei Kikuchi

3. Taijuan Walker*

4. Kendall Graveman*

5. Justus Sheffield

Setup

Bryan Shaw*

Closer

Matt Magill

Manager

Scott Servais

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