Baseball Prospectus uses its PECOTA projection system to predict the NL West. The Giants are favored, but their rivals from Los Angeles won't be far behind.
Baseball Prospectus analyzes the starting rotations for the eight teams expected to participate in postseason 2009 -- and the Minnesota Twins. The numbers say it might be the National League's year.
Teams can find a good fit for their open jobs through trades (Jake Peavy), free agency (Adam Dunn) or the farm system.