Dodgers remain atop 2017 MLB Power Rankings

Dodgers add Yu Darvish to help end 30-year title droughtMy first MLB Power Ranking in early June found the Houston Astros of the American League at the top. In early July, the Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League had taken over the top spot.Now in early August those two ball clubs have clearly established themselves as still … Continue reading Dodgers remain atop 2017 MLB Power Rankings

Japanese star Ohtani wants to play in MLB by 2018

The top star player in Japanese baseball, Shohei Otani, has announced publicly that he wishes to perform for one more season in his homeland before making the move to Major League Baseball.Otani will turn 23 years old in July of 2017. He would likely be directly affected by terms of the new Collective Bargaining Unit between MLB … Continue reading Japanese star Ohtani wants to play in MLB by 2018

Texas Rangers just a few moves from World Series favorites

The Texas Rangers should remain prime contenders in the 2017 season, and adding a couple of free agents to the current roster could make all the difference.The Texas Rangers are one of baseball’s best and wealthiest teams, and will enter the 2017 season as a favorite to three-peat as AL West champions.However, what the Rangers and their … Continue reading Texas Rangers just a few moves from World Series favorites