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I’m Your New (Hypothetical) MLB Commissioner Pt. 3- Expansion, Realignment & Naming a Cabinet

So, here’s the deal. Consider this post part of a fictional world where yours truly has just by some miracle been named Commissioner of Major League Baseball. The game is in its exact same state. I am now just the man sitting in the Commissioner’s Office, and not only that, but I have full autonomy. I am not shackled by the owners, players, or anyone else in terms of what I can do, although at times I will take their needs into account.

Bauer & Snell look sharp in their debuts

Two of the best pitchers in baseball made their debuts for teams that are expected to be competing for a division title in the National League West.  Former American League Cy Young award winner, Blake Snell, came over to the San Diego Padres from the defending AL champs in a blockbuster trade back in December.  And the reigning National League Cy Young winner, Trevor Bauer, signed a three-year $102 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in February.

Ranking the NL East ahead of the 2021 season: New York Mets

The Mets haven’t won the National League East since 2015, when they won 90 games and made their first World Series appearance in 15 years, losing in five games to the Kansas City Royals.  In 2020 they finished just fourth in the division, but with the amount of talent on the roster & the humongous offseason they just had, they might just be expected to do what they did six years ago.