In the absence of Matt Wieters (pictured), the Orioles have been getting much less production behind the plate. Ryan Eisner looks at that change and other recent shifts up in the middle in the latest installment of In Some Depth.
The Marlins have lost 90-plus games in three straight seasons and appear destined for that result again in 2014. The losing has brought a group of young stars to light in Miami with Jose Fernandez looking like one of baseball's best pitchers.
The additions of Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo in the offseason could push the Rangers over the top and to the AL West title in 2014. There are, however, some big question marks behind Yu Darvish in the rotation.