MLB predictions
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The marathon that is the MLB season is upon us. The incredibly memorable 2016 season was capped off by a 108-year World Series drought going up in flames. What can 2017 possibly give us for an encore?

To answer that, we should figure out just what to expect from each and every team.

Is any team ready to challenge the Cubs? Which long suffering fans are in for a fun summer? Which immensely talented players are in for another long year?

Entering 2017, every one of MLB’s 30 teams falls into one of seven tiers. Who falls into what tiers, and with the season fast approaching, who are the best and worst teams?

How do we rank MLB’s 30 teams in 2017?