American League West Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Astros lead pack of contenders for QuintanaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Chicago Cubs

    The Astros are ready to win the American League West and achieve the destiny that Sports Illustrated proclaimed for them a few years back -- 2017 World Series champions. They don't have the starting pitching to go head to head with the Red Sox or Indians, and they'll have their hands full against the Rangers and Mariners.


  2. Fanpost Friday: Michael Young for Esteban LoaizaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Bluebird Banter

    The year was 2000, it was mid July and the Blue Jays sporting one it's trademarked "Chicks Dig the Longball" era offenses, but were hampered by a train wreck of a pitching staff headed by David Wells , who led the pitching staff to a 5.14 ERA. This was the year Roy Halladay had an era north of 10. Gord Ash looked out at the league and saw Esteban Loaiza dominating the AL West.


  3. Matt Bush, Rangers closer? There's an arguably more valuable role for himRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Dallas Morning News

    SportsDay's Rangers insider Evan Grant will periodically answer questions about the club and baseball during the offseason. If you have questions for Evan, tweet them to him at @Evan_P_Grant .


  4. MLB 2017: American League West RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Call to the Pen

    We are halfway home as we continue our MLB 2017 division rankings. We've already looked at the AL East and Central, and today we are going to take a look at what could be a wild, wild American League West.


  5. Slugging Carter could be bargain of offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Major League Baseball

    ... a pink slip, nary an eyebrow would have been raised. And as Houston watched a seven-game lead in the American League West disappear, manager A.J. Hinch turned back to Carter in September. Maybe Carter wasn't exactly alone in carrying the Astros to ...


  6. Texas Rangers increase pursuit for Jose QuintanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 |

    According to USA Today Sports' Bob Nightengale , the Texas Rangers have "suddenly increased their pursuit" of Chicago White Sox left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana. Before Rangers fans start designing personalized jerseys, Nightengale stresses that the 2016 AL West Champions aren't making it clear whether they will pull the trigger on the deal.


  7. 5 Need, 5 Wants Fans Are Looking For From The 2017 Seattle MarinersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Sports Media 101

    ... baseball back to the Pacific Northwest. This will not be an easy task. All four teams in the American League West have improved and the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox each improved on paper as well. Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for ...


  8. Astros Musings: The Biggest Rivals in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    There is no secret that the Astros are one of the best teams in baseball. On paper anyway.


  9. AL West Rivals: Offseason Report CardRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Lookout Landing

    Ed. note: you'll notice a new author in the byline - please welcome Luke Mounger to the site. If you're a Husky fan , you may know of Luke from Dawgman, but now he'll also be talking about professional sports, ie the ones that really matter.


  10. Commissioner's ruling could help Astros in rivalry with RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Dallas Morning News

    Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred on Monday penalized the St. Louis Cardinals for hacking into Houston's internal computer system, a decision that could have a long-range affect on the rivalry between the Astros and the Texas Rangers in the American League West. Manfred held the Cardinals liable for the actions of one employee: amateur scouting director Chris Correa.


  11. Seattle Mariners: World Series or Bust on the Line for Jerry DipotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Call to the Pen

    With their numerous offseason moves, the Seattle Mariners are setting the precedent of their "win-now" mentality. The largest question looming over general manager Jerry Dipoto in 2017 is if his strategy will work.


  12. 2017 fantasy baseball team previewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | USA Today

    Check out this story on As the 2017 fantasy baseball season approaches, we take a look at the biggest news and story lines from each club. We'll feature one team each weekday ... and we'll finish up on Feb. 15, the first day all teams will have their pitchers and catchers on the field for workouts.


  13. Wieters is quite a free-agent catch in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Major League Baseball

    ... (a season-ticket holder) find some middle ground? For a team that appears to be good enough to win the American League West, it would be a nice fit. columnist Richard Justice determines if free-agent catcher Matt Wieters would be a good fit ...


  14. Astros Prospects: Five prospects make MLB Top-100Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 29 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    MLB Pipeline just released the latest Top 100 rankings of prospects around the league. How do the Astros stack up? Per's Jonathan Mayo , "There are 27 teams with at least one prospect among the top 100, with the Angels, Royals, and D-backs not having a representative.


  15. MLB offseason wrap: Five teams whose moves we didn't likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | USA Today

    MLB offseason wrap: Five teams whose moves we didn't like The big deals are done; did anybody "win" the winter? Check out this story on Though some appealing free agents remain available, the offseason's heavy lifting has been done and major league teams are looking ahead to the beginning of spring training in less than three weeks. Winter wrongdoing: For a team coming off 95 wins and consecutive AL West titles, the Rangers have lots of maybes and question marks.


  16. Kyle Lewis and Tyler O'Neill named to MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospect ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Lookout Landing

    The Mariners two biggest stars in the farm system got a little brighter today, as both Kyle Lewis and Tyler O'Neill were named to's 2017 Top-100 Propsect list . The list, put together by Jonathan Mayo, Jim Callis, and Mike Rosenbaum, ranked O'Neill as the 36th-best prospect in all of baseball while Lewis nabbed the 29th spot.


  17. Sporcle Friday: Texas HR leaders vs SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Lookout Landing

    Today we have the last quiz in this series of non-M's-centric Sporcles. Today's AL West rival is... the Texas Rangers ! In this quiz, you're tasked with naming the 25 players who have hit more than six HRs against the Mariners while wearing a Rangers uniform.


  18. Hamels anticipating 'kicking up intensity' at campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Texas Rangers

    ... gather in Surprise. Hamels said he is still "processing" what happened in 2016. The Rangers won the American League West, and Hamels was their Pitcher of the Year, winning 17 games. But they were swept by the Blue Jays in the AL Division Series. ...


  19. Jerry's American LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Lookout Landing

    ... in the same order as the actual American League; the most obvious exception? That would be our very own American League West. Here the division standings were almost exactly opposite the actual standings. Also, as if there was not ample proof enough ...


  20. Trevor Plouffe, one of A's few newbies, could improve defenseRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 28 | SFGate

    Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe can't make the play as he dives for an RBI single off the bat of Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro during the second inning at Minute Maid Park on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, in Houston.