Month: March 2017

M-SABR 2017 Season Preview: NL West

Today, we finish our divisional previews by looking at the NL West. Last year, in a twist of fate, the San Francisco Giants did not win the World Series in an even-numbered year (for the first time this decade). Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the division despite Kershaw pitching 83.2 IP less than his 2015

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M-SABR 2017 Season Preview: NL Central

(Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune) Today, we look at the NL Central. While the Brewers have not made the playoffs since their 2011 division-winning season, and the Reds have greatly struggled since their 2013 wildcard season, the NL Central still has three playoff contenders. In 2015, the Cardinals won 100 games, the Pirates won 98

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M-SABR 2017 Season Preview: NL East

(Brad Mills / USA Today Sports) Today, we take a look at the NL East, a division featuring great pitching (Syndergaard, Scherzer, Nola, and more), young studs (Swanson, Turner, and Harper even if he has been around for years and years), and Bartolo Colon. Previews are given in alphabetical order; standings predictions will be released

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