First, what was the trade? The Blue Jays acquired R.A. Dickey, catcher Josh Thole and Minor League catcher Mike Nickeas. In return, the Mets acquired top prospects Travis d'Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard, along with veteran catcher John Buck and Minor Leaguer Wuilmer Becerra. Many thought the trade from the start was
The Indians came into tonight’s game having defeated the Texas Rangers in back-to-back games. They were looking to complete a three-game sweep of the Rangers in their season opening series. With a two run lead in the ninth inning, the Rangers turned to closer Sam Dyson. Outfielders Yandy Diaz and Tyler
After having the worst record in the majors in 2016, the Twins don’t look to be much better in 2017.
The Royals look to return to the playoffs after missing it last year, a season after winning the World Series.
The Tigers missed the playoffs after winning 86 games in 2016 and they’ll try to keep up with the Indians for a shot at making the postseason this season.
The Indians’ quest for a second straight World Series could begin without 2B Jason Kipnis, whose injury could keep him out for the start of the regular season.
After trading SP Chris Sale and OF Adam Eaton this winter, the White Sox are relying on young players to carry them in 2017.
Who will succeed in the regular season? I polled mlbmayhem.com writers to see who we thought would win the divisions, wildcards, and awards. Here’s what we came up with. AL West: Houston Astros AL Central: Cleveland Indians (No photographer listed) AL East: Boston Red Sox Credit- Associated Press AL Wild Card 1: Texas Rangers AL Wild Card