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2011 MLB Team Previews | Houston Astros

There are no two ways about it; the Astros are currently in the middle of a major rebuilding process. The trades of franchise players Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt last season jumpstarted this process, but there [...]

2011 MLB Previews | Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pirates will probably be the Pirates we have come to know over the last decade once again this year. The good news is though, they have finally started to develop some talent. Andrew McCutchen is [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Boston Red Sox

2010 was not kind to the Red Sox. Injuries and just plain bad luck led to a disappointing year for Sox fans, as they did not reach the playoffs and finished third in the division. With [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | New York Yankees

The Yankees had a strong 2010 campaign, but were eliminated in the ALCS by the Rangers- earlier than many had expected. Their offseason was a disaster, as they lost out on the Cliff Lee sweepstakes and [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Tampa Bay Rays

Perhaps no team in the majors took as big of a hit during the offseason as did the Tampa Bay Rays. Losing the face of your franchise in Carl Crawford, a solid starter in Matt Garza, [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Baltimore Orioles

The Orioles are quickly becoming a popular breakout pick this year and with good reason. They greatly improved their lineup in the offseason adding numerous bats such as Mark Reynolds, Vladimir Guerrero, JJ Hardy, and Derek [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays had a surprisingly successful 2010 thanks in large part to the emergence of Jose Bautista, who ended up with a major league leading 54 homeruns, and great pitching from the likes of Bret [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Los Angeles Angels

The Angels suffered a down year in 2010. As if losing Figgins and Guerrero wasn’t enough, they lost Kendry Morales to injury. Despite losing so much talent, they still managed to win 80 games. The return [...]

2011 Team Previews | Texas Rangers

The defending champs had so much offense last season that their pitching only needed to keep them afloat. Unfortunately, they lost their biggest buoy when Cliff Lee decided to take his talents to Philly. The only [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Oakland Athletics

  It’s going to be hard to score runs in Oakland. They’ve put together a stellar staff to play in the pitcher-friendly Coliseum. Their offense, on the other hand is a bit underwhelming. Improved, yet still [...]