The Phillies, Yankees and Orioles top the list of teams that have the best combination of guys who play in the middle of the field.
Which teams did the best job of upgrading at the July and August trade deadlines? And which clubs failed miserably?
Teams that have the ability to hit quality pitching usually thrive in the postseason. That said, which lineups among serious playoff contenders are the best?
Teams with the deepest, most balanced rotations stand the best chance of making an October run. We rank each team based on its 1-2-3 starters.
Some teams have made major upgrades to their lineups, and others have lost significant parts. Here are the best and worst in baseball.
Jerry Crasnick runs down the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each of the 30 teams heading into the 2006 season.