American League Early Reactions

We’re not quite a quarter of the way through the baseball season, but there’s been plenty to talk about so far. Both World Series teams from 2016 are currently not in first place in their division, everyone is hurt, and dirt bike riding is the new least favorite activity among people in San Francisco. There’s still plenty of games left to be played, but we can learn a lot about teams through the first quarter of games. Let’s see who and what has caught my eye so far.

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Minnesota Twins 2017 Team Preview

2016 Recap: 59-103, Last in the AL Central. After an 83 win season in 2015, there was some real buzz around the young Twins entering 2016 that they could make a run at the Wild Card or even the division. Those dreams were quickly crushed as the Twins got off to an 0-9 start and were never able to recover finishing with the worst record in the Majors last season. The good news for Twins fans is that things really cannot get any worse this year and there were signs from a few of their young players over the course of 2016 that may signal light at the end of the tunnel. They also have All Star second baseman Brian Dozier fresh off a career year that saw him blast 42 home runs to ease some of the pain.

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MLB American League Offseason Review

The calendar has officially turned to 2017 and that means it’s time to start talking some baseball. Since the NFL has been extra stupid this season with all the bad teams and quarterback injuries affecting the playoffs, lets turn our attention something more interesting. The Hot Stove reached some pretty high temperatures this winter and we will get right into breaking it down starting with the American League.

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