X-Oakland Athletics 90-73 In each of the last two years the Oakland Athletics were able to win 97 games, but they were unable to win the American League West as they couldn't overcome the Houston Astros. And for the second consecutive year, the Athletics were relegated to the A.L. Wild Card Game. But unfortunately for [...]
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 Los Angeles Angels could not afford to allow Mike Trout to reach free agency.
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 [...]
Ever since outfielder Mike Trout was able to burst onto the scene in 2011 with the Los Angeles Angels, he has been a one-man wrecking crew. In 2012, Trout was named as the American League's Rookie of the Year as he batted .326 with 30 home runs, 83 runs batted in, and 49 stolen bases. [...]
It's getting very hard to find new adjectives to describe what Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is doing on the baseball diamond. Trout is only 25-years of age, but he is already a two-time American League MVP, while he won the A.L. Rookie of the Year in 2012. Trout has a career batting average [...]
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 [...]
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is on the fast track to Cooperstown?
Mike Trout There's no doubt that Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is one of the most exciting players in Major League Baseball. In 2012, Trout was named the American League Rookie of the Year, and in 2014, he was was selected as the A.L. MVP. Along with winning the A.L. MVP Award [...]
X-Los Angeles Angels 90-72 (2) In 2015, the Los Angeles Angels were expected to contend for their second consecutive American League West Title. But the Angels like most people didn't expect the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros to each creep up on them in the fashion that they did. Due to the surge by both [...]