The Indians are World Series favorites but should expect to be taken to five games against the Yankees, a tough opponent with a great lineup and deep bullpen.
It’s a bitch (girl) how little you can rely on Rich Hill to pitch (girl).
Jacob deGrom, Carlos Martinez and Max Scherzer qualify as must-starts in the NL, with Carlos Carrasco Justin Verlander joining them in AL. Conversely, do everything you can to sit AJ. Griffin and Wily Peralta.
Can the whole be greater than the sum of its parts? Can it ever be less? Is a baseball team just the total of the 25 people who comprise its roster?
Skillsâ€”for the pitcher, for his opponent and his even own lineupâ€”all matter when picking for daily leagues. But so does ballpark environment.
The Scoresheet gang helps you fill out your lineup card for Opening Day.