After a stellar 2009 season, Michael Wirtz began the year injured and rarely flashed his previous form. Finishing the year with a 4.31 ERA, Wirtz was often very inconsistent — resulting in a lot of anxious moments. Wirtz still had the ability to strikeout hitters regularly, but his walks were way up.
Arizona is 6-4 in its last 10 games and just a half a game behind San Francisco in the NL West. The Diamondbacks continue to be one of the biggest surprises this season with a record of 39-32. They are 17-17 on the road and 22-15 at home.
26. Chicago White Sox – The White Sox really need to rebuild from the ground up, and I think trading sale jerseys in the offseason would be a great start.
Detroit’s offense is significantly more potent so far this season, scoring 41 runs, second in the majors. Chicago has put up just 24 runs but remains only a half game back of the Tigers.