Friday, July 25, 2008
AL West Preview
Season 4 Record: 100-62 1st place
Star Watch: Rico Guerrero, Walker Reid
Rookie Watch: Vic Martinez, Frank James
Analysis: Actually a little difficult to tell at the moment as this team is in flux trying to cement its starting rotation and looking at several young position players. However, will be in the division race for sure.
Draft Attention: C, all
Season 4 Record: 83-79 2nd place
Star Watch: Darryl Shea, Darryl Shea
Rookie Watch: Bubba Bailey, Dan Ryan
Analysis: With Spike DeJean out for the season the focus is choosing a replacement. The pitching staff is hard to judge for Coors field but looks impressive with the GB pitchers on the staff. Will definitely be looking for another run at a play off spot.
Draft Attention: Any
Season 4 Record: 83-79 3rd place
Star Watch: Bobby Malloy, Marvin Schmidt
Rookie Watch: Ernie Bradley, Rodrigo Veras
Analysis: Can play the field and hit very well, pitching is their down fall and it isn't all that bad. Will be in the division race also.
Draft Attention: SP
Season 4 Record: 73-89 4th place
Star Watch: Victor Bennett, Raymond Perisho
Rookie Watch: Robin Richards, Tomas Martinez
Analysis: Another team in this division fighting for a play off spot. Who will it be when the dust settles at the end of the season?
Draft Attention: SP, all