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Houston was one of the league’s least consistent teams in 2009, winding up in fifth place in the NL Central. Despite one of baseball’s most depleted farm systems, the Astros actually appear to be making some strides. [...]
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 [...]
The Reds were respectable in 2009, and they’re hoping to be a team on the rise. First baseman Joey Votto emerged as a bona-fide slugger last season, hitting .322 with 25 homers and 84 runs driven in. Former [...]
The Mariners were one of baseball's biggest surprises in 2009, winning 85 games and finishing in third place in the AL West. Young Felix Hernandez enjoyed a career year, and was rewarded with a new five-year, $78 [...]
The Jays, like the Rays, are a team with some talent that is likely to get stuck behind the Yankees and Red Sox in the American League East. Aaron Hill and Adam Lind enjoyed breakout seasons in [...]