2015 Previews: The American League West in a nutshell


For the past few weeks we’ve been previewing the 2015 season. Here, in handy one-stop-shopping form, is our package of previews from the American League West.

The Angels are down Josh Hamilton and Howie Kendrick and have some questions about their rotation, but with Trout all things are possible. The M’s looked armed to the teeth when it comes to pitching, but is there enough firepower on offense? The A’s have totally reshuffled, but that’s nothing new for them; they’ve done it and won before. The Astros are still rising, but how far have they risen? And the Rangers, well, at least they’ve met their health insurance deductible early once again: