Opening Day is tomorrow! With the season about to begin, M-SABR staff members take an early look at which players—from Yelich, to Greinke to Trout—will be taking home the individual hardware in 2018.
2018 Season Preview
With Opening Day only two days away, M-SABR staff members share their Playoff and, most importantly, World Series predictions. We hope you like the Yankees!
M-SABR Co-President Max Smith is high on the Dodgers in 2018, but will they be as good as they were in 2017?
How will the Diamondbacks fare in an increasingly competitive NL West in 2018? Max Baer takes a look.
by Alex Fischer 2017 Record: 87-75 (3rd in NL West, NL Wild Card #2) 2017 Player Payroll: $130,963,571 (16th) Projected Lineup: All player projections for 2018 from Steamer Charlie Blackmon (CF), .331 AVG/.399 OBP/.601 SLG, 6.5 WAR DJ LeMahieu (2B),… Read More ›
Looking at 2018 for the San Diego Padres!
(Wikimedia Commons) San Francisco Giants by Matthew Kikkert 2017 Record: 64-98 (5th in NL West) 2017 Payroll: $191,065,290 (6th) Projected 2018 Lineup: All player projections for 2018 from Steamer 2B Joe Panik – .280 AVG/.350 OBP/.416 SLG/2.6 WAR CF Andrew… Read More ›
by Duncan Wallis Chicago Cubs 2017 Record: 92-70 (1st in NL Central) 2017 Payroll: $182,400,336 Projected 2018 Lineup: All Projections for 2018 from Steamer CF Ian Happ .250/.321/.462, 1.6 WAR 3B Kris Bryant .285/.390/.535, 6.1 WAR 1B Anthony Rizzo .283/.394/.544,… Read More ›
(Photo: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) by Patrick Barron St. Louis Cardinals 2017 Record: 83-79 (3rd in NL Central) 2017 Payroll: $142,821,766 (13th) All player projections from Steamer Projected 2018 Lineup: RF Dexter Fowler .259 AVG/.364 OBP/.429 SLG, 1.9 WAR CF Tommy Pham… Read More ›
(Image: Call to the Pen) by Ryan Castellano Milwaukee Brewers 2017 Record: 86-76 (2nd in NL Central) 2017 Payroll: $83,488,679 (30th) All player projections from Steamer Projected 2018 Lineup: LF Christian Yelich .296 AVG/.381 OBP/.491 SLG, 3.9 WAR CF Lorenzo… Read More ›