December 4, 2013
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A look back to where teams finished last year in the Dartboard.
This week's dartboard is brought to you by ball four and hanging curves.
From looking at the best to investigating the worst.
Most Valuable Player Edition.
Draft picks are signed or not and most waiver wire deals are done at this point meaning it's pennant stretch time.
The dog days of August means all the contenders are dealing with injuries both minor and major.
The trade deadline has come and gone and several top teams made buys.
We come down to the wire on the trade deadline and some big bats are looming as potential targets.
First half grades this week on the Dartboard.
We wrap up baseball's first half today.
According to the Dartboard, the Cubs are seven games clear of the rest of the NL; while the Rays are five games clear of the rest of baseball.
The American League continues to surge forward as interleague play comes to a close with now 11 of 14 AL teams in the top 16 Dartboard slots.
The AL is starting to assert dominance again claiming 4 of the top 5 spots on this week's Dartboard.
Three of six divisions have a leader with a 10 game or greater lead in the Dartboard.
We are starting to see a big enough sample that the standings are becoming more or less stable.
Seven of the top twelve teams on the dartboard reside in the eastern divisions.
The three best teams in the majors hail from the National League.
Arizona comes down a little further closer to Earth but still reigns supreme over MLB.
It's still early, but some trends are starting to emerge.
Another week in and the standings still look vastly different from anyone's expectations.
The Dartboard returns.