Can the Yankees make a run at the AL East crown with Anthony Rizzo and Joey Gallo? Will the Dodgers' team full of superstars be enough to supplant the Giants at No. 1? How good are the Mets with Javier Baez?
Here is what our eight-voter expert panel decided based on what they have learned in the first four months of the 2021 season. We also asked ESPN baseball experts David Schoenfield, Bradford Doolittle, Joon Lee, Jesse Rogers and Alden Gonzalez to weigh in with one Week 17 observation based on what they have seen recently for all 30 teams.