Introducing xxWins: A New Way To Forecast MLB Team Success

Recently, I introduced the award index, a tool that will allow us to better project individual success/award winners. However, as mentioned in the piece, baseball is a team game. General managers aren’t trying to make moves to acquire as many award winners as possible. Rather, they’re making various endeavors to do whatever it takes to ultimately compete for a World Series championship, regardless of when … Continue reading Introducing xxWins: A New Way To Forecast MLB Team Success

MLB 60-Game Season Predictions: American League

Is baseball on the horizon? If all goes as planned, which is a major if, the Nationals will host the Yankees on July 23rd, and from there, the goal is to have an exhilarating 60-game season. This won’t be a normal season by any means, but as the great Al Michaels once said, “fantasyland is where baseball comes from anyways”. Today, I’ll be handing out … Continue reading MLB 60-Game Season Predictions: American League

MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL West

Wrapping up the American League, it’s time to take a closer look at the AL West. This division has a clear front-runner (Astros), but has two other teams that look to be in win-now mode (A’s and Angels). Will the Astros’ reign continue? Will the A’s or Angels make the playoffs? Could the Rangers or Mariners surprise? Let’s discuss. First Place: Houston Astros Projected Record: … Continue reading MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL West