* – indicates new to team
+ – indicates injury
1. Chicago White Sox
Hiring Tony LaRussa to be the manager means they want and expect to be playing well into October.
2. Minnesota Twins
They are expected to be in the Postseason once again, but will they actually win a series?
3. Kansas City Royals
This is a perfect time for them to sneak under the radar and become a thorn in opponents sides this season.
4. Cleveland Indians
The restart button has been pressed again with the trade of Francisco Lindor.
5. Detroit Tigers
Look for more growing pains, but their new manager A.J. Hinch has been through it before in Houston.
Player to Watch: 1B Jose Abreu – Chicago White Sox
Best Acquisition: P Liam Hendriks – Chicago White Sox
New Kid on the Block: OF Alex Kirilloff – Minnesota Twins Continue reading