I know I keep repeating myself, but isn’t this the best time of the year? The weather has made a turn for the better, the players in the NBA are finally trying, March Madness is right around the corner, and with Spring Training in full swing, it’s time to start gearing up for baseball season. Baseball’s preseason has to be the most exciting of any of the major sports. While the games in the preseason don’t “matter” (like all sports), it is a very important time for every team. It is time for teams to evaluate the talent on their rosters and see what they have to work with for the start of the regular season. Some teams are already dealing with injuries, while others have difficult decisions to make with players competing for the same position. Opening Day will be here before you know it as it is just 32 short days away. Opening Day this year is March 31st, which is Easter Sunday. The first game of the year will be the Texas Rangers taking on the Houston Astros @ 8:05 P.M. Be sure to tune in to ESPN to catch all the action from Major League Baseball’s Opening Day. The very next day, 24 more teams will jump into the action.
Just in case you can’t wait for Opening Day to see how the 2013 season is going to play out, I’m going to predict the future for everyone here. Over the next month I will go through player projections and rankings for all you Fantasy Baseball Fanatics out there. Want a preview of each team and each division before the season starts? Have no fear, you’ll be able to find that here as well. And lastly, I will break down the winners of all the major awards, and I will also give you my Division Winners, Playoff Predictions, and finally the World Series Champion. Check back tomorrow for my first division preview. I will start with an overview of each team in the National League East.
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