Mar 31

Colorado Rockies Predictions

Colorado Rockies Predictions

2015 Over/Under: 71.5

Boy, it just keeps getting worse in the rarified air of Colorado. They can’t keep talented members of their offense on the field and the pitching continues to be brutalized.  Add to it that the front office doesn’t seem to want to make the types of

Mar 31

Arizona Diamondbacks Predictions

Arizona Diamondbacks Predictions

Arizona Diamondbacks (2014 record: 64-98)

2015 Over/Under: 71.5

Another year meant another season of disappointment and frustration in the desert. Injuries again decimated the roster as the Diamondbacks slogged their way to the worst record in the league. Regulars Paul Goldschmidt, Mark Trumbo, Chris Owings, and AJ Pollack each missed

Mar 31

San Francisco Giants Predictions

San Francisco Giants Predictions

San Francisco Giants (2014 record: 88-74)

2015 Over/Under: 84.5

Another even numbered year, another title for the Giants – officially giving them ‘dynasty’ status.  They possess the smartest front office in the game, refusing to over-pay for free agents and instead simply filling holes with quality, yet unspectacular, talent. 

Mar 31

San Diego Padres Predictions

San Diego Padres Predictions

San Diego Padres (2014 record: 77-85)

2015 Over/Under: 85.5

The Padres floundered a bit again in 2014. But they made a signing late in the season that changed the direction of the franchise immediately.  New GM AJ Preller joined the organization and made an immediate impact, using the team’s

Mar 31

Los Angeles Dodgers Predictions

Los Angeles Dodgers Predictions

Los Angeles Dodgers (2014 record: 94-68)

2015 Over/Under: 92.5

The Dodgers were fantastic in the regular season. Clayton Kershaw cemented himself as the best starter in the game; Adrian Gonzalez and Matt Kemp were back to their usual productive selves; Yasiel Puig looked like he was on the verge

Mar 31

Milwaukee Brewers Predictions

Milwaukee Brewers Predictions

Milwaukee Brewers (2014 record: 82-80)

2015 Over/Under: 78.5

For a team that finished two games over .500, not a lot went right for Milwaukee last year. They suffered power declines throughout the lineup, even from hitters who are supposed to be in their prime in a hitter’s ballpark. The top

Mar 31

Cincinnati Reds Predictions

Cincinnati Reds Predictions

Cincinnati Reds (2014 record: 76-86)

2015 Over/Under: 77.5

One need look no further than to the disabled list ledger to see what went wrong in Cincinnati last year. Want to know how how to go from division favorite to has been in the blink of an eye?  Lose Joey Votto

Mar 31

Chicago Cubs Predictions

Chicago Cubs Predictions

Chicago Cubs (2014 record: 73-89)

2015 Over/Under: 82.5 wins

It’s nice when a plan comes to fruition. When Theo Epstein took over, he began the arduous task of rebuilding; getting rid of good, but overpriced, talent and putting together a farm system loaded with top-level prospects.  Youngsters Anthony Rizzo, Jorge

Mar 31

St Louis Cardinals Predictions

St Louis Cardinals Predictions

St. Louis Cardinals (2014 record: 90-72)

2015 Over/Under: 88.5

Ho-hum. Another year, another NL Central crown and deep run in the playoffs for the Cards.  Mike Matheny has proven to be a worthy successor to Tony LaRussa, as he has proven to be a very good tactician – as

Mar 31

Pittsburgh Pirates Predictions

Pittsburgh Pirates Predictions

Pittsburgh Pirates (2014 record: 88-74)

2015 Over/Under: 83.5

After decades of struggles, the Pirates have finally found the recipe for success. They’ve paired an outstanding farm system with smart veteran acquisitions, creating a perfect blend of talent in all facets of the game. Two straight years of playoff appearances have

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