5 MLB teams that could surprise in 2019

The Tigers are predicted to be one of the worst teams in the majors in 2019. - [Mlive / YouTube screencap]
The Tigers are predicted to be one of the worst teams in the majors in 2019. - [Mlive / YouTube screencap]

Last season it was the Oakland A's and Tampa Bay Rays that proved MLB experts wrong.

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With spring training in full gear, it is time to start thinking about the boys of summer! Many experts believe that the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Chicago Cubs will be playoff contenders once again this season. However, that isn’t really going out on a limb, is it? Now, predicting the under the radar teams that could have a great 2019? That’s a challenge!

1

New York Mets

The addition of Robinson Cano is big. However, it will be players like Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes that could make the difference in 2019. When you have Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom leading the way on the mound, the sky is the limit this season; if this team stays healthy.

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San Diego Padres

Yes, adding Manny Machado is huge, but also adding a solid player like Ian Kinsler to a lineup that includes Eric Hosmer and Wil Myers provides a new uprising in the West.

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