Projected finish for 2020: A's, Rangers, Astros, Angels, Mariners.
After two consecutive seasons of 97 victories and wild card postseason losses, the Athletics are the favorites to win American League West this season.
That's assuming Oakland gets off to a fast start, something that hasn't happened in the last two years. In a 60-game season, the Athletics can't afford another slow start.
In 2018, the A's were 31-29 after 60 games, good for fourth place in the AL West. Last season, the team...