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.
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