2020 MLB preview: the AL West
In the first part of our 2020 MLB Preview series, chief meteorologist Anthony Franze (NewsWest 9 in Midland, Texas) joins Jack and Jordan Morandini to preview the American League West. Anthony provides a forecast for his beloved Texas Rangers in 2020 (4:43 - 19:15). What are his thoughts on the new Globe Life Field, and the new-look Rangers' pitching rotation, led by Corey Kluber?
The Angels went all out this offseason, spending big on Anthony Rendon and bringing in Joe Maddon. Will it push them to contention? (19:15 - 30:35). The A's are coming off a 97-win season. With a healthy Sean Manaea and Ramon Laureano returning, can they make a move past the Astros and win the division? (30:35 - 39:50). How will the Astros move past their sign-stealing scandal, and how will they fare in 2020? (39:50 - 46:35). The Seattle Mariners are looking at a rebuild in a hotly contested division. What should Mariners fans expect to see this season? (46:35 - 57:25). Also featuring win over/under projections, divisional picks, and plenty more fun along the way! Lastly, Jack has some personal news to share and podcast announcements.
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