Milwaukee was, from top to bottom, inconsistent and unbalanced. Yelich was the frontrunner to win the NL MVP award for the second straight year until his injury. Mike Moustakas had an excellent year and was selected to his third All-Star Game and Keston Hiura was one of the best rookie hitters in the NL.
That drought, the third-longest active in the MLB, didn't come to an end in 2019. The Padres made, however, a 4-win year-to-year improvement – and a push by rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and first-year starting pitcher Chris Paddock, who both impressed.
How will Oakland fare in 2020?
How competitive will the Cards be in 2020?
The Astros have dominated the AL West for the past few years, but their staring depth has steadily diminished over the years to the point that the Angels and their line up of superstars will provide a legitimate threat to their crown.
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The NL West has been somewhat of a procession in recent years, with the Los Angeles Dodgers winning seven straight division titles. The chasing pack this year is led by the Arizona Diamondbacks, who are trying to return to the postseason after a two year absence.
Our Colorado Rockies preview a year ago was very positive. As the 2020 season nears, the outlook is uncertain and to be blunt, much less uplifting.
The Chicago White Sox look to be at the end of their long rebuild after an active offseason.
The Detroit Tigers lost 114 games last season, only five teams in the Modern Era have lost more games in a single campaign.
There's an air of optimism north of the border for 2020 and with good reason. The Toronto Blue Jays are on the up and with some new additions to their roster, there is a belief that this team is trending upwards in the AL East.
Another 2020 MLB season preview, another team deep in a rebuild: It's the Seattle Mariners.
In 2019, the Tampa Bay Rays posted a 96-66 record and clinched a wild card spot in the process. It was a huge stride in the right direction for a team with a young core, so there is excitement as the team head into the 2020 season.