30 in 30: St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals come into the 2018 season with sky-high expectations. While they missed the playoffs last season, the combination of their additions and other teams’ losses puts them on many preseason playoff maps. It’s hard not to look at St. Louis’ roster and instantly...

30 in 30: Los Angeles Angels

Due to their moves this offseason, the Angels are going to have a difficult situation to juggle. The Angels are going to have to try and manage the most imaginative player in recent history it’s the least imaginative manager in recent history. Expectations are...

30 in 30: Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays have been towards the bottom of MLB for some time now, but in 2017, the team seemed to turn it around a bit, going 80-82. This seems like a bad record to most, but that is a big increase from...

30 in 30: Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers finished the 2017 Season 4th in the AL West with a 78-84 record. In the division with the 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros, there is definitely some work that needs to be done. The Rangers made a couple of moves...

30 in 30: Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners added second baseman Dee Gordon and reunited with Ichiro Suzuki in the offseason. However, is that enough to propel a team that went 78-84 in 2017 to the playoffs?

30 in 30: Miami Marlins

It’s tough to write this piece without it turning into a Comedy Central roast of Derek Jeter, but here it goes. It’s been an interesting offseason, to say the least, for the Marlins. First, the team is sold to a group led by Bruce Sherman....

30 In 30: Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays were on top of the A.L just two years ago. They were first in the A.L East going 93-69 and had the AL MVP Josh Donaldson. Now, they try to rebound from a 78 win season.

30 in 30: Oakland Athletics

After a last-place finish in 2017, the Oakland Athletics are in need of improvement. With a great deal of young talent readying on the horizon, the A's are more excited than ever about their future. However, for 2018, expectations should be tempered. General Manager Billy...

30 in 30: Baltimore Orioles

Buck Showalter's 8th season at the helm of the Orioles is definitely one to forget. The 2017 campaign saw his squad go 75-87 finishing dead last in the AL East. The main rumor swirling around the clubhouse is how will the front office handle...

30 in 30: Pittsburgh Pirates

Following back-to-back seasons outside of the playoff picture, things aren't looking much better for the Pittsburgh Pirates entering 2018. Especially after trading Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole in January.

30 in 30: Atlanta Braves

One year in the books for newly opened SunTrust Park and the 2017 season saw the Atlanta Braves finish the season 3rd in the NL East with a 72-90 record. The Braves have many questions surrounding the organization with the biggest question being when...

30 in 30: San Diego Padres

  San Diego’s lone professional team had another disappointing year, finished 71-91, placing them far away from the second wildcard spot in the competitive NL. The 2017 Padres were an abysmal offensive team, as they were dead last in runs, hits, batting average, and on-base...

30 in 30: New York Mets

Ever since the New York Mets lost to the Kansas City Royals in the 2015 MLB season, the Mets have been slowly declining. The team went from winning the pennant going 90-72, then falling slightly to 87-75 in 2016, until having their disappointing season going 70-92 in...

30 in 30: Cincinnati Reds

With the 2018 MLB season just around the corner, it's time to look at what the season will hold for the Cincinnati Reds.   After going 68-94 last season and being eliminated from the playoff consideration in early September, you could say the Reds needed...

30 in 30: Chicago White Sox

Remember all the talk about Rick Hahn having no clue what he is doing? Needless to say, everyone has eaten crow on that one. The White Sox's farm system is one of, if not the best in the league now, boasting Eloy Jimenez (#4 prospect...

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