We’re wrapping up our look at the MLB divisions with a preview of the National League East. The Nationals won the division by 20 games last year. The Marlins finished 2nd in the division and celebrated by trading their 3 best players. The Braves and Phillies are mid rebuild. And the Mets probably should be. Let’s take a look at how the Bench thinks the NL East will pan out. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: NL East”
We’re moving onto the NL Central in our 2018 MLB Preview. For those of you that don’t know this site is based in St. Louis. The Cubs are the favorites. The Brewers surprised in 2017. The question becomes whether we’ll follow our heads, hearts, or will the both converge. Find out. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: NL Central”
The National League West sent 3 teams to the playoffs last year in the Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers are stocked for another run. The Diamondbacks and Rockies aren’t getting much love, but still have a lot of talent. The Giants are partying like its 2013 after adding Andrew McCucthen and Evan Longoria. And then there’s the Padres.
Find out who are bench thinks will win one of baseball’s toughest divisions. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: NL West”
We’re continuing our look at the 2018 MLB divisions with the AL East. After falling 1 game shy of a World Series appearance in 2017 the Yankees added the reigning NL MVP in Giancarlo Stanton. Not to be totally outdone the division champion Boston Red Sox added J.D. Martinez. The Blue Jays added Randall Grichuk. One thing is certain, there will be a lot of dingers in the AL East this season.
Find out who The Bench thinks will win the division, MVP, and Cy Young. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: AL East”
With our AL West preview in the books we’re moving on to the AL Central. The division has sent a team to the World Series 4 of the last 6 years. They’ve only come away with 1 win, but twice they’ve battled it out in decisive game 7s. Which team is going to come away with the division crown in 2018? Find out. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: AL Central”
Spring Training is underway in the MLB. Over the weeks leading up to the season we’ll be breaking down the winners of each division leading up to our World Series preview.
We don’t have time to wait for Scott Boras’s free agents to get signed. We’re hoping they don’t all land in the AL West and throw off our projections. But who knows 🤷🏻♂️. On to the preview! Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: AL West”