With Alfonso Soriano no longer around, the Yankees' offense isn't as good as it was expected to be.
While the Angels, among others, have made significant additions, the White Sox are among clubs to have lost talent.
Predicting how teams will finish in the standings not just in 2004, but for the next five years is totally absurd.
The Ultimate Standings say a lot about what fans want. But, in reality, winning is what's ultimately most important.
Will Vladimir Guerrero put the Angels back on top? Playing in baseball's toughest division is no guarantee.
How much better will the Red Sox be with A-Rod and Magglio Ordonez? Not as much as you might think.
While A-Rod is moving up the charts among baseball's top all-time players, he's not yet at Honus Wagner's level.
From Bill James to Keith Law, sabermetricians are finally being brought aboard by teams to give their expertise.