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.
Getty Images 1 Mike Trout – No reasoning needed. It’s Mike Trout. If you’re thinking of getting cute and drafting someone else, don’t. He’s the best there is. -CK Jim Davis Boston Globe 2 Mookie Betts - The next two are essentially interchangeable depending on whether you value extra power over some speed.
The Diamondbacks hope to get in the mix in the NL West after a disappointing, injury-plagued season in 2016.
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.