When the 2017 season ended, the Houston Astros were celebrating the first World Series title in franchise history. With all of their star players back and some big offseason additions, the Astros open 2018 as the unanimous No. 1 team in our rankings. But who is hot on their heels? Will the Yankees bash their way to a title? Can the Dodgers get one more win and bring the trophy back to L.A.?
For every team, we identified the best- and worst-case scenarios and the one player who could make or break the season. We also included projected records and division finishes from ESPN Insider Dan Szymborski using his ZiPS system. READ MORE>