Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 3/1/13
Last year at this time, I previewed each team leading until the opening day of the season. My formula was using over/ unders to figure out what I thought teams looked like and order them 1-30 based on my projected finish. And I published the previews in inverse order based on said projected finish. I took some chances, and was wrong on some and right on others. My biggest blunder was picking the Oakland Athletics to finish with the worst record in MLB. How I overlooked that juggernaut is beyond me. It is amazing that everybody else had them winning the AL West except for me. The countdown starts us out with the Houston Astros. The Astros have a new manager, Bo Porter, and after playing 51 years in the National League, they move to the AL West starting this season. The Astros have some good young players who can surprise, but it will be very tough for them to compete in a very good AL West. The issue with the Astros is they have no identity. After moving a couple veterans last s...
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