How The West Will Be Won

Los Angeles has taken four of the last five division titles and made a mockery of the West this year. It never trailed by more than two games (and that was for one day), took first place for good on May 13 and wrapped up the West on Sept. 10. But there's good news for fans who want more suspense in their division races. No teams have added more talent than the Rangers and Athletics in the last two years, and they now have the two best farm systems in baseball. The West should be a three-team battle soon.

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