The Arizona Diamondbacks are showing that they are serious about chasing down a World Series championship. Arizona has made the first big splash of the 2017 MLB trade season as they have picked up one of the best right fielders in the game in Detroit's JD Martinez.The Diamondbacks now arguably have one of the best lineups in the National League and are quickly changing the way Las Vegas sports books are listing their top World Series favorites.

Martinez adds to an already stacked lineup in Arizona

With the Detroit Tigers trade of JD Martinez becoming official just after 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday evening, Diamondbacks fans already can't wait to see Martinez suit up. JD will join an already potent offense that includes sluggers Paul Goldschmidt, Jake Lamb, Chris Owings and David Peralta.

Adding Martinez in the No. 4 or No. 5 hole in the lineup will arguably make the Diamondbacks one of the best in all of baseball, but is it enough to launch them to the fall classic this October?

It could be.

Goldschmidt and Lamb are two of the best hitters in the game, while Owings and Peralta are not too far behind. Goldschmidt has already hit 21 home runs and driven in 71 RBI and currently leads the team with a .315 batting average on the season. The addition of Martinez will give the Diamondbacks a lineup with five legit hitters that go yard at any time.

World Series odds shift

Back in March of this year, the Detroit Tigers had much better odds of winning the 2017 World Series than the Arizona Diamondbacks, however, that has changed considerably. The LA Dodgers are still the favorites to win the series this October at 13/4 odds, followed by the Houston Astros at 17/4 and the Boston Red Sox at 13/2.

The Diamondbacks were listed at 35/1 to win the World Series in March, 15/1 last week and are now up to 10/1 at many sports books following the Martinez trade.

While fans in Arizona are more than excited to see this trade deal take place, the Motown faithful are not.

While on paper the Detroit Tigers may have got two of the higher prospects in the Diamondbacks farm system, most fans are not happy with this deal. In return for Martinez, Detroit received 22-year old Dawel Lugo, 21-year old Sergio Alcantara and 18-year old Jose King. The Tigers said they wanted to get younger and build up their farm system, but the fanfare behind this move to begin doing so isn’t going over well.

Below is a current look at the updated World Series odds for the top 10 favorites.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers 13/4
  • Houston Astros 17/4
  • Boston Red Sox 13/2
  • Washington Nationals 7/1
  • Cleveland Indians 7/1
  • Chicago Cubs 9/1
  • Arizona Diamondbacks 10/1
  • New York Yankees 12/1
  • Colorado Rockies 20/1
  • Kansas City Royals 33/1
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