MLB Team Previews

By Adam Burke
Mar 22, 2018 at 9:00

As I get the win totals finished and posted, the master list will be updated within this article, so it is probably best to bookmark this page for an easy listing of the teams and the links to the articles.

By Adam Burke
Mar 5, 2018 at 9:25

People don’t seem nearly as high on the Rockies this year. It seems like the sentiments are more negative than positive, as last year’s team blew past a .500 win total line and made the playoffs

By Adam Burke
Mar 5, 2018 at 9:20

The core remains in tact, but the Dodgers haven’t made any big splashes in the market, so nobody has been splashing any online ink about this team. How much help could a 104-win team possibly need? 

By Adam Burke
Mar 5, 2018 at 9:05

Armed with the knowledge that the Padres play in the NL West with four teams all capable of making the playoffs in some capacity, you can see why expectations would be extremely low. Are they too low? Let’s find out.

By Adam Burke
Mar 5, 2018 at 9:00

Will the Giants reach their goals? Will the additions play out as hoped? Will the pitching staff stay healthy? Will the baseball gods recognize that it is an even-numbered year? A lot of questions have to be answered with this team.

By Adam Burke
Mar 4, 2018 at 17:25

The tale of two halves does make it a little bit difficult to figure out this team. How much of the first half was truly a World Series hangover and how much of it was a regression to the mean?

By Adam Burke
Mar 4, 2018 at 17:10

The Brewers are still behind the Cubs and now the Cardinals in the NL Central hierarchy. But, it is clear from the season win total odds and the hype about the team that the Brewers are on everybody’s radar.

By Adam Burke
Mar 4, 2018 at 17:05

As I look up and down the Pirates roster, I see something of a high-variance team. It wouldn’t shock me if the Pirates lose 95 games and it wouldn’t surprise me if they flirt with .500.

By Adam Burke
Mar 1, 2018 at 14:50

The Braves look like something of a high-variance team and those types of teams often create good season win total opportunities one way or another. Which way will we look to go with the Braves?

By Adam Burke
Mar 1, 2018 at 14:45

The Marlins will be bad. They will be the penultimate bottom feeder in a league that has about a third of its members in various states of a rebuild. Just how bad will they be? That’s what we’ll attempt to find out.

By Adam Burke
Mar 1, 2018 at 14:35

Will that second-half momentum carry over into 2018? Will the new acquisitions be good fits? Will progress be made? All of these are good questions to ask and answer as we look ahead to the 2018 season.