Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/30/14
Keep in mind, the offseason isn't over, so these rankings are subject to change before the season starts.   1. Texas Rangers Why they deserve it: They’ve been to the last two consecutive World Series and have the best offense in baseball.  They may also add Darvish, Fielder or Madson. Why they don’t deserve it: They have an average rotation at best, lost their ace CJ Wilson to their biggest rival and initial reports indicate that Darvish and the Rangers are more than 50 million apart. - In the end, the Rangers are still the two time defending AL champs and may not be significantly worse than they were in the past. 2. New York Yankees Why they deserve it: They have a power hitting offense in perhaps the easiest park to hit a homerun in the country.  Their bullpen is among the strongest in baseball. Why they don’t deserve it: Their rotation is shaky at best. After Sabathia, there’s literally nothing. Nova has average major league stuff, Burnett has co...
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