NL MVP – SS Javier Baez – Chicago Cubs
AL MVP – OF Mike Trout – Los Angeles Angels
NL Cy Young – Mike Soroka – Atlanta Braves
AL Cy Young – Mike Clevinger – Cleveland Indians
NL Rookie of the Year – 3B Carter Kieboom – Washington Nationals
AL Rookie of the Year – OF Luis Robert – Chicago White Sox
NL Manager of the Year – Mike Shildt – St. Louis Cardinals
AL Manager of the Year – Bob Melvin – Oakland Athletics Continue reading
* – indicates new to team
+ – indicates injury
1. St. Louis Cardinals
Their pitching depth is solid and their lineup has a foundation around Paul Goldschmidt.
2. Cincinnati Reds
They are the trending favorite to surprise folks around baseball. The moves they made were strategic considering their ballpark is a hitters paradise.
3. Chicago Cubs
The talent is there to clinch a Wild Card spot or even win the division, but there are questions as to what their future holds.
4. Milwaukee Brewers
If their pitching staff can match what their lineup can do then the Brewers should be contenders all the way.
5. Pittsburgh Pirates
After a steady run of success, the Pirates are starting from scratch.
Player to Watch: OF Christian Yelich – Milwaukee Brewers
Best Acquisition: 2B Mike Moustakas – Cincinnati Reds
New Kid on the Block: INF Nico Hoerner – Chicago Cubs Continue reading
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New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros
It didn’t look too hard for the Yankees to eliminate the Minnesota Twins. 10-4, 8-2 and 5-1 were the final scores in the Yankees sweep. Continue reading
American League Division Series
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Houston Astros
This is the classic tale of ‘David vs. Goliath’. The Tampa Bay Rays have always had one of the lowest payrolls in baseball and yet they manage to compete for a spot in the Postseason. Continue reading