#16. The Philadelphia Phillies: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#16. The Philadelphia Phillies Team Ace: Roy Halladay Most Valuable Position Player: Jimmy Rollins Breakout Candidate: Ben Revere Notable Offseason Additions: Ben Revere, Denard Span, Michael Young, Mike Adams Notable Offseason Losses: Vance Worley, Carlos Ruiz (Suspension) Biggest Team Weakness: The Outfield  

#17. The Baltimore Orioles: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

The Power Rankings continue with the Baltimore Orioles at number 17.  I apologize for the delay.  Last week my internet went out and I started at a job, so I wasn’t able to post as much as I would have liked to.  I’ll try my best to have them up smoothly again this week, andContinue reading “#17. The Baltimore Orioles: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings”

#18. The Arizona Diamondbacks: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#18. The Arizona Diamondbacks Team Ace: Ian Kennedy Most Valuable Position Player: Aaron Hill Breakout Candidate: Paul Goldschmidt Notable Offseason Additions: Martin Prado, Heath Bell, Cody Ross, Randall Delgado Notable Offseason Losses: Justin Upton, Chris Young, Trevor Bauer Biggest Team Weakness: Shortstop

#19. The Boston Red Sox: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#19. The Boston Red Sox Team Ace: Jon Lester Most Valuable Position Player: Dustin Pedroia Breakout Candidate: Jackie Bradley Jr. Notable Offseason Additions: Mike Napoli, Shane Victorino, Joel Hanrahan, Ryan Dempster, Jonny Gomes, Mike Carp, Koji Uehara, David Ortiz (Injury), John Lackey (Injury), John Farrell (Manager) Notable Offseason Losses: Cody Ross, Bobby Valentine (Manager) BiggestContinue reading “#19. The Boston Red Sox: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings”

#20. The Seattle Mariners: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#20. The Seattle Mariners Team Ace: Felix Hernandez Most Valuable Position Player: Kyle Seager Breakout Candidate: Hisashi Iwakuma Notable Offseason Additions: Michael Morse, Kendrys Morales, Raul Ibanez, Joe Saunders, Jason Bay Notable Offseason Losses: Jason Vargas Biggest Team Weakness: Infield

#21. The Pittsburg Pirates: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

 #21. The Pittsburg Pirates Team Ace: AJ Burnett Most Valuable Position Player: Andrew McCutchen Breakout Candidate: Starling Marte Notable Offseason Additions: Russell Martin, Fransisco Liriano Notable Offseason Losses: Erik Bedard, Joel Hanrahan Biggest Team Weakness: Inconsistency

#22. Colorado Rockies: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#22. Colorado Rockies Team Ace: Jorge De La Rosa Most Valuable Position Player: Troy Tulowitzki Breakout Candidate: Jhoulys Chacin Notable Offseason Additions: Jorge De La Rosa (injury) Notable Offseason Losses: Biggest Team Weakness: Pitching  

#23. Chicago White Sox: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#23. Chicago White Sox  Team Ace: Jake Peavy Most Valuable Position Player: Alex Rios Breakout Candidate: Dayan Viciedo Notable Offseason Additions: Jeff Keppinger Notable Offseason Losses: A.J. Pierzynski, Kevin Youkilis Biggest Team Weakness: Age and lack of pizzaz

#24. Kansas City Royals: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#24. Kansas City Royals Team Ace: James Shields Most Valuable Position Player: Billy Butler Breakout Candidate: Lorenzo Cain Notable Offseason Additions: James Shields, Ervin Santana Notable Offseason Losses:none Biggest Team Weakness: Starting Pitching

#25. The New York Mets: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#25. The New York Mets Team Ace: Johan Santana Most Valuable Position Player: David Wright Breakout Candidate: Matt Harvey Notable Offseason Additions: Travis d’Arnaud, Shaun Marcum Notable Offseason Losses: R.A. Dickey, Jayson Bay Biggest Team Weakness: Outfield