National League West

* – indicates new to team

1. Los Angeles Dodgers

They spent money to keep some key players, but others will need bounce back years if they are to be World Series contenders.

2. San Francisco Giants

Shoring up the 9th inning was a priority and they did with the Melancon signing.

3. Colorado Rockies

Their lineup is the best in the division, but their rotation still has too many question marks.

4. Arizona Diamondbacks

They could be sneaky good this year, but after a front office and managerial change that probably won’t be the case this year.

5. San Diego Padres

Once again they will be paying a heavy price for GM A.J. Preller’s over ambitious 2014 offseason. Continue reading “National League West”

2016 Winter Meetings Recap

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Thankfully with a newly agreed upon CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) in place before the annual MLB Winter Meetings took place. We all anticipated an active four days in baseball’s offseason. It didn’t disappoint what with the trade of a perennial All-Star pitcher, record breaking contracts for closers and one team coming away with a smorgasbord of top tier prospects. Oh, this was indeed an eventful get together. Continue reading “2016 Winter Meetings Recap”