* – 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”