The Rockies always seem to start off hot but always seem to
cool off around middle of the season. The Diamondbacks are finally getting the
Zack Grienke they paid for, unfortunately it won’t rub off on the rest of the
pitching staff. The Dodgers are young and hungry. They end the season hot and
win the division.
Eric Thames is the hottest batter in Major League Baseball. He
is the first player to 10 home runs this season. He spent some time over in
Korea and tightened up his swing. The Cubs are in a World Series funk but there
is no way the miss the playoffs after missing for 108 straight years. They broke
the curse and they aren’t about to go back. Cubs win division.
Max Scherzer is wheeling and dealing. Scherzer is dominating
the NL East with a 3-1 record with a 1.95 ERA. The Nationals may be hot now but
they’ll find a way to blow it like they always do and the Mets will come out on
Houston seems to be one of the best teams in all of baseball
right now. The Astros jumped four spots from last week’s power rankings going
from #5 to #1. Dallas Keuchel is off to
a hot start with a record of 3-0 and .096 ERA. Houston wins the AL West.