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2015 MLB Preview: National League West

The Dodgers have to be considered heavy favorites to win the NL West crown, possibly the pennant. Under this current ownership group, the Dodgers have reasserted themselves as a relevant championship-caliber ballclub. But after a second straight playoff dismantling at … Continue reading

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2013 MLB Preview: NL West

Finally, my NL West preview. I think the Dodgers won the backpage, offseason headlines with their acquisitions of Greinke and Hyun-Jin, but the Giants remain the class of the division for now. After winning two championships in three seasons, we … Continue reading

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2012 MLB Preview: NL West

Here’s my final division preview. I think this is an incredibly difficult division to handicap. Each of these teams has considerable strengths, but there isn’t a complete team to be found here, in my opinion. It should make for an … Continue reading

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2011 MLB Preview: NL West

I think this is a really strong division. There aren’t any perfect teams here, but anyone other than Arizona could contend, I think. Here’s my best guess at trying to handicap this division: 1st place: San Francisco Giants I know, … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: May 14, 2010

With the new LP from The National spinning, here’s my MLB rundown for this week: Trey Hillman is the first managing casualty of the new season, having been dismissed yesterday in favor of former Brewer manager Ned Yost. Ironically, it … Continue reading

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NL West Preview

Final 2010 MLB preview. Click below to see my run down of the other divisions: AL West Preview NL Central Preview AL Central Preview NL East Preview AL East Preview San Francisco Giants Key additions: 1B Aubrey Huff; 3B / … Continue reading

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