Bob Melvin

2019 American League West Projections

X-Houston Astros 99-63 In 2018, the Houston Astros appeared to be well on their way to repeating as World Series Champions until they ran into a team of destiny. The Astros won a franchise best 103 games during the regular season before steamrolling the Cleveland Indians in the American League Divisional Series. Houston would then [...]

The Bay Area’s New No-Frills Team

The Oakland Athletics are one of Major League Baseball's oldest franchises. The Athletics have been playing baseball since 1901, and prior to moving to Oakland in 1968, they also called Philadelphia and Kansas City home. The A's have had their share of ups and downs, but they along with the New York Yankees are the [...]

2018 American League West Projections

X-Houston Astros 97-65 What a difference that four years made for the Houston Astros. In 2013, the Astros were the worst team in Major League Baseball. That year the Astros lost 111 games and it also marked their third consecutive campaign in which they lost at least 100 games. The Astros were in the midst [...]

2017 American League West Projections

X-Texas Rangers 90-72 Since 2009, the Texas Rangers have been one of the better teams in Major League Baseball as they have seven winning seasons and a pair of American League Pennants to their credit. But as good as the Rangers have been, the one thing that they've been unable to put on their resume [...]

2015 American League West Projections

X-Los Angeles Angels 89-73 Last season was a tremendous one for the Los Angeles Angels. The Halos won 98 games in the regular season which was tops in Major League Baseball, but they had an October to forget as they were swept in the American League Divisional Series by the Kansas City Royals. Now the [...]

Things Have Changed For Billy Beane

One month ago the Oakland Athletics were sitting on top of the baseball world. The A's owned a record of 72-44 which was the best in Major League Baseball and they appeared to be a lock for the postseason. But in a matter of a month things have changed drastically. The Athletics are 9-20 in [...]

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