The Obstructed AL West Preview - Pro Sports Fandom
The American League West one that at times can be tough to figure out on a yearly basis. Right now the Houston Astros are the team to beat in the West and has been that way for the last few years. The other teams, really tough to figure out. You have two teams that look to be a threat, but have holes that are just too much and you have two more teams you don’t know if they are coming or going anymore. Last year the Astros won 103 games, two more than what they won in their world championship run in 2017. However, a loss to the better Boston Red Sox squad took away their chances of a repeat. The team that surprised many was the Oakland Athletics, winning 97 games and making a Wild Card berth before inexplicably trying to use the Tampa Bay Rays formula of trying to start with a reliever. They made moves to try to eat into the Astros dominance in 2019. The Mariners started off red hot, but could not capitalize on their start coupling in with the A’s and Astros remaining on a torrid pace. The Angels had Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese [...]