Will they repeat? They outbid the Yankees for Gerrit Cole from the Pirates giving them a formidable 1-2-3 in Verlander, Keuchel, Cole.
How do you possibly compete with the Astros and Angels with a rotation that drops off considerably after King Felix and James Paxton?
Los Angeles Angels
Is Shohei Ohtani all that he is hyped to be? Will he DH on days he is not pitching? How will manager Mike Scioscia handle the additional media scrutiny that comes with the biggest offseason acquisition? Spring training will give us some insight to the answers to these questions.
Can the A’s be competitive this year? It seems like they are in a constant rebuild, grooming young talent and then trading them away for younger talent. If Marlins CEO Derek Jeter needs a model to replicate to survive in a small market and pocket the riches of fellow owners, he needs to look no further than the Oakland Athletics.
What’s up with the bullpen and who will close? With an aging starting rotation the Rangers may be relying heavily on their bullpen.