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2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Pittsburgh Pirates

  2017 Record: 75-87 (4th in NL Central) The Pittsburgh Pirates traded away Andrew McCutchen, their franchise star, to the San Francisco Giants and Gerrit Cole, the ace of the pitching staff, to the Houston Astros in the offseason. They acquired Corey Dickerson...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – St. Louis Cardinals

  2017 Record: 83-79 (3rd in NL Central) The St. Louis Cardinals made a splash in the trade market this offseason when they acquired Marcell Ozuna from the Miami Marlins. While the Cardinals are always competitive, they missed the playoffs last season. Will the...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Milwaukee Brewers

  2017 Record: 86-76 (2nd in NL Central) The Milwaukee Brewers added to an already crowded outfield this offseason when they traded for Christian Yelich and signed Lorenzo Cain. They boosted their starting pitching with the signings of Jhoulys Chacin and Wade...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Chicago Cubs

  2017 Record: 92-70 (1st in NL Central - Lost in NLCS) The Chicago Cubs landed one of the prized of the offseason when they signed Yu Darvish. They also bolstered their bullpen by signing Brandon Morrow and Steve Cishek among other moves. The Cubs look like they...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Detroit Tigers

  2017 Record: 64-98 (5th in AL Central) Detroit parted ways with Justin Verlander last season to bolster the farm system and start reloading for future success. Miguel Cabrera leads the way for the offense while Michael Fulmer with be the ace on the mound....

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Chicago White Sox

  2017 Record: 67-95 (4th in AL Central) The Chicago White Sox have not seen a lot of their young talent reach the majors just yet, but many will see close to a full season of MLB play this year. Jose Abreu leads the offense and James Shields anchors a very young...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Kansas City Royals

  2017 Record: 80-82 (3rd in AL Central) Kansas City will have a new look when the 2018 season gets under way. Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, and Lorenzo Cain, once integral pieces in the 2015 World Series run, are now playing for different teams. In a three-team...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Minnesota Twins

  2017 Record: 85-77 (2nd in AL Central - Lost AL Wild Card) The Minnesota Twins surprised a lot of fans as they snuck into the AL Wild Card Game in 2017. This year, they are back with Jake Odorizzi folded into the rotation. Logan Morrison was recently signed and...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Cleveland Indians

  2017 Record: 102-60 (1st in AL Central - Lost ALDS) The Cleveland Indians won the second most games in the 2017 regular season. They exited the playoffs at the hands of the New York Yankees. They enter the 2018 season with a lot of the same pieces, but there...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – San Diego Padres

  2017 Record: 71-91 (4th in NL West) The San Diego Padres were able to ink Eric Hosmer to an 8-year deal just before the start of spring training. He will help mentor a very young Padres team that includes defensive star Austin Hedges and young starter Dinelson...

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – San Francisco Giants

  2017 Record: 64-98 (5th in NL West)   San Francisco made two big splashes this offseason, acquiring two franchise players. Evan Longoria was acquired for Denard Span and three prospects while Andrew McCutchen was obtained for Kyle Crick and a prospect....

2018 Remarkable! Season Preview – Colorado Rockies

  2017 Record: 87-75 (3rd in NL West - Lost in NL Wild Card Game) The Rockies season ended at the hands of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the NL Wild Card Game. They are back this season with a new look bullpen. Wade Davis and Bryan Shaw are two key pieces to...

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