After a busy offseason, the Astros are poised to contend for first place in the AL West this season.
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
The Netherlands baseball team ended pool play with a loss to surprise team Israel. Although this game had no real meaning record wise it did decide the winner of the group. Israel finishes Pool A with a surprising 3-0 record while team Netherlands falls to 2-1 in the tournament. Both
Team Netherlands is off to a great start at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Two wins over Korea and Chinese Taipei has the Netherlands at 2-0, and tied for first in Pool A with surprise team Israel. The Netherlands is lead by major leaguers Jonathan Schoop (Baltimore Orioles), Xander Boegarts
Pitching depth: what separates the Astros from other AL contenders and will make the vaunted Sports Illustrated Springer cover a reality in 2017. Keuchel, McHugh, and McCullers are locks (barring injury). Morton probably gets the nod at spot #4 due to the offseason contract. Fiers will forever carry Houston’s good
The MLB season can quickly become uninteresting if you only follow your favorite team. Sure, just watching your favorite team's games is plenty baseball enough for the casual fan, but hardcore baseball fans crave interesting baseball. Everyone's already heard about how the Rockies and the Braves are going to be