Archive for 'NL West'

2011 MLB Team Previews | Colorado Rockies

Colorado made a late run at the playoffs once again in 2011, however this time they fell just short. Carlos Gonzalez had a terrific breakout season, finishing with near MVP type numbers. The Rockies return for [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | San Francisco Giants

No one expected the Giants to accomplish what they did in 2010. Nevertheless, they showed just how important pitching can be in the playoffs and silenced their critics en route to winning the World Series. That [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers failed to live up to their expectations in 2010, finishing a disappointing fourth in the division behind the Giants, Rockies, and Padres. The Manny Ramirez show has moved on, possibly allowing some of the [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks had a busy offseason that saw them make a number of intriguing changes to their roster. They traded away their main slugger, Mark Reynolds and added Melvin Mora to take his place. They [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | San Diego Padres

Let’s get this out of the way, yes, the Padres lost Adrian Gonzalez, but no, it isn’t the end of the world for them. The prospect haul was significant and they still have the scrappy young [...]

2010 NL West Team Preview | Arizona Diamondbacks

The D-Backs didn’t have much going for them in 2009, especially after Brandon Webb’s season ended after just one start. He and Dan Haren will be at the top of a completely remade starting rotation. [...]

2010 NL West Team Preview | San Diego Padres

Manager Bud Black didn’t receive much credit last year, but he should’ve. Despite a largely unimpressive roster, he still managed to milk 75 wins out of them and keep them out of the basement in the NL [...]

2010 NL West Team Preview: San Francisco Giants

San Francisco has one of the best starting rotations in the NL, but will the lineup be able to produce enough to keep them in contention? Tim Lincecum is coming off of his second-consecutive Cy Young-winning season, [...]

2010 NL West Team Preview | L.A. Dodgers

Los Angeles, despite a major charge from Colorado late last season, was able to win the National League West. The team looks nearly identical to the one that won the division in 2009, and if they’re going [...]