Rockies’ Playoff Hopes Already Look To Be Gone

After winning 91 games and reaching the NLDS last season, expectations were high for the Rockies heading into the season. They’ve responded to those expectations by starting 4-12 to start the season with the league’s worst differential. This has prompted many to wonder: when will the Rockies turn it around? Good teams tend to break out of early-season slumps, like the Yankees, Red Sox, and … Continue reading Rockies’ Playoff Hopes Already Look To Be Gone

MLB Playoff Predictions

Now that we’ve taken a closer look at each division and have given each team a projected record, it’s time to predict what will unfold in the postseason. AL: #1 Seed- New York Yankees (99-63) #2 Seed- Houston Astros (96-66) #3 Seed- Cleveland Indians (86-76) #4 Seed- Boston Red Sox (89-73) #5 Seed- Tampa Bay Rays (86-76) NL: #1 Seed- Los Angeles Dodgers (98-64) #2 … Continue reading MLB Playoff Predictions

MLB Division Previews and Predictions: NL West

Wrapping up our division previews, it’s time to examine the NL West. Though this division has had a constant “top dog” for six straight years in the Dodgers, they’ve been challenged in recent years by the Diamondbacks, Rockies, and even the Giants. Now, a new challenger has emerged in the Padres, adding yet another twist to the division. Let’s preview the NL West! First Place: … Continue reading MLB Division Previews and Predictions: NL West

Division Previews and Predictions: NL Central

Continuing along with our division previews, it’s time to look at the NL Central. This division is the NL East, but better; all five teams have made moves that teams in “win-now” mode would make. This will be an incredible division, and it will be awesome to watch it unfold. Cubs, Cardinals, Brewers, who comes in first? Can the Reds and Pirates make a playoff … Continue reading Division Previews and Predictions: NL Central

NL East Division Preview and Prediction

After previewing the entire American League, it’s time to look at the possibly the most exciting division in baseball: the NL East. This was the most active division during the offseason; the Mets, Phillies, Nationals, and Braves all added former All-Stars to the roster. Those four teams could all be playoff teams in 2019, so this division will be incredibly fun to watch. First Place: … Continue reading NL East Division Preview and Prediction

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

MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL Central

After taking a look at the strongest division, it’s time to preview the weakest division in the MLB: the AL Central. None of these five teams are true World Series contenders, but the top two are serious playoff contenders thanks to the rest of the division being filled by three rebuilding clubs with little MLB talent. Indians or Twins? Who comes in first? Who finishes … Continue reading MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL Central