We’ve officially eclipsed the quarter mark in the 2017 Major League Baseball season, and two NL West teams have jumped out to surprising starts.
The Rockies and the Diamondbacks are in first- and second-place, respectively, in the division. Colorado, in fact, has the second-best record in the sport at 30-17. This is coming on the heels of a 2016 season in which those two teams finished in third and fourth in the NL West, both over 15 games behind the division-winning Dodgers.
One look at the FanGraphs’ playoff projections says it all.
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