‘After a couple of seasons with fewer than 70 wins, the A’s look to avoid another last-place finish in the AL West.
Coming off a MVP season, OF Mike Trout hopes to lead the Angels to the postseason.
After a busy offseason, the Astros are poised to contend for first place in the AL West this season.
After finishing second to the Dodgers last season, the Giants look to win the NL West in 2017.
The Padres look to rebound from the season with their worst record since 2008.
The Dodgers look to repeat as NL West champions in 2017.
The Rockies hope to compete for a playoff spot in the NL West this season, but injuries will put them in a hole early on.
Over the years, the Rays primarily focused on pitching and defense, however with the new addition of hitting coach Chad Mottola. The Rays are now shifting more towards a offensive approach. Especially since their numbers are some of the lowest among of the league in the last couple of years.