AL West: Though the Angels and Athletics made the playoffs out of the AL West last year, both could get overtaken by a rising Seattle squad that may be the deepest in club history.
NL East: With the rest of the NL East in transition, the Washington Nationals may have the easiest path of anyone to a division title this year. The focus in D.C. is on the postseason.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain preview the Masters Tournament, where the spotlight shines on Rory McIlroy‘s quest for a third consecutive major title. Defending champion Bubba Watson also seeks to join Jack Nicklaus as the only men to win three green jackets in a four-year span.
AL East: The Orioles were uneasily quiet while the Blue Jays and Red Sox shook things up . Deep pitching and the return of injured regulars, though, make the O’s better than their longshot status.
View image | gettyimages.com Jeff Shain, PSN’s managing editor and golf analyst, also is a weekly contributor to PGATour.com. Here is his preview of this week’s Masters Tournament, where Rory McIlroy seeks a third consecutive major title that would complete a career Grand Slam.
NL Central: Though the Chicago Cubs made the biggest buzz in baseball’s offseason, it’ll be tough to overtake the Cardinals – and maybe even the Pirates and Brewers.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com preview this weekend’s Kentucky Derby prep races – the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland and the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.
Greg DePalma and PSN analyst Kenny Bruce, editor of NASCAR.com, review the first six races of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series and look ahead at the upcoming stretch of races.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain preview the Shell Houston Open, the final stop for players to either qualify for the Masters or prepare for the year’s first major. Texans Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed head the field; Matt Jones is defending champion.
Greg DePalma examines the NCAA’s Final Four, where unbeaten Kentucky stands two wins away from completing the first unbeaten season since 1976. Wisconsin is the Wildcats’ semifinal opponent, with Duke facing Michigan State for the other title-game slot.