2016 MLB Preview: NL East

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) New York Mets 89-73 Projected Record A dominant Mets rotation–made up of five young starters with the ability to strike out 200 guys a year and consistently post ERAs under 3.00 across the board–was something that had been forecast for the last three or four seasons, but with devastating injuries to Matt HarveyContinue reading “2016 MLB Preview: NL East”

2014 MLB Preview #1: St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals (101-61) Team Ace:  Adam Wainwright Breakout Player: Matt Adams The Cardinal’s one weakness last season was their defense, and improving that aspect of their game was the top priority in the offseason.  The Cardinals cut ties with Carlos Beltran in order to get younger, faster and to steal a few more runsContinue reading “2014 MLB Preview #1: St. Louis Cardinals”

2014 MLB Preview #8-2

8. Cincinnati Reds (90-72) Team Ace: Mat Latos Breakout Player: Billy Hamilton I can’t see this team beating the Cardinals for the division title, but even with there injuries coming into the year I don’t see a scenario where the Reds fail to make the playoffs either. The only real change in the offseason wasContinue reading “2014 MLB Preview #8-2”

2014 MLB Preview #15-10

You’ll be finding playoff contenders from this point on in my rankings. Since I started writing my power rankings a few weeks ago, a lot of things have changed, most of them injury related.  I’ve adjusted my remaining team rankings accordingly but am leaving my projected records the same (they’re too hard to change acrossContinue reading “2014 MLB Preview #15-10”