Banished to the Pen logo - spring training 2018Spring 2018 marks the sixth set of the Effectively Wild podcast’s team-by-team previews, which will be based on FanGraphs’ preliminary season projections.

This also marks our fourth year of written companion pieces, and we’ll alternate with the best and worst teams, meeting in the middle. You can look back on how we did compared to some other predictors. This year’s review of the predictions and projections can now be found here.

Below are links to all of our 2018 previews:

  • Feb 4 – Astros (1) – Khurram Kalim
  • Feb 5 – White Sox (30) – Rob Mains
  • Feb 8 – Dodgers (2) – Mike Carlucci
  • Feb 9 – Marlins (29) – Jacob Meyer
  • Feb 12 – Indians (3) – Nick Koss
  • Feb 13 – Royals (28) – Darius Austin
  • Feb 15 – Cubs (4) – Seth Moland-Kovash
  • Feb 16 – Padres (27) – Daniel R Epstein
  • Feb 19 – Nationals (5) – Brandon Lee
  • Mar 29 – Tigers (26) – Mark Sands & Alec Denton
  • Feb 22 – Yankees (6) – Daniel R Epstein
  • Feb 23 – Orioles (25) – Chris Baber
  • Feb 26 – Red Sox (7) – Simon Gutierrez & Jamieson Weiss
  • Feb 27 – Reds (24) – Barry Gilpin
  • Mar 1 – Cardinals (8) – Alex Crisafulli
  • Mar 2 – Braves (23) – Rob Mains
  • Mar 5 – Angels (9) – Jamieson Weiss
  • Mar 6 – Phillies (22) – Khurram Kalim
  • Mar 8 – Diamondbacks (10) – Nick Strangis
  • Mar 9 – Brewers (21) – John McGee
  • Mar 12 – Giants (11) – Kenny Kelly
  • Mar 13 – Athletics (20) – Dan Freedman
  • TBA – Blue Jays (12)
  • Mar 19 – Pirates (19) – Nick Koss
  • Mar 20 – Twins (13) – Seth Moland-Kovash
  • Mar 21 – Rangers (18) – Simon Gutierrez
  • Mar 22 – Mariners (14) – Brandon Lee, Daniel R Epstein, & Darius Austin
  • Mar 28 – Rockies (17) – Darius Austin
  • Mar 26 – Mets (15) – Alex Roche
  • Mar 27 – Rays (16) – Rob Mains