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2014 Season Previews: Individual capsules for all 30 MLB teams

The Red Sox bested all comers last season to capture their third World Series since 2004. (Matt Slocum/AP) The Red Sox bested all comers last season to capture their third World Series since 2004. (Matt Slocum/AP)

How will your team do in the 2014 regular season? SI.com's MLB experts are here to tell you. Check out our individual previews to find out whether your team is a title contender or on the outside looking in this season. Plus, get scout takes on which players are the most underrated and overrated on each roster, as well as stats, figures and players to know for the upcoming year. Below, you can find all 30 teams, ranked from first to 30th.

No. 1: Los Angeles Dodgers -- The game's biggest payroll has created the league's best team.

No. 2: Washington Nationals -- Two superstars lead a Nationals team that'll be a popular title pick.

No. 3: St. Louis Cardinals -- The NL champs boast arguably the best and deepest roster in baseball.

No. 4: Tampa Bay Rays -- The consistently great Rays are the top team in the American League.

No. 5: Oakland Athletics -- The A's remain the team to beat in the AL West.

No. 6: Boston Red Sox -- Can the defending world champs make it back-to-back titles?

No. 7: Detroit Tigers -- The Tigers' revamped offense and loaded staff will carry them far again.

No. 8: San Francisco Giants -- Expect a bounce back in the Bay Area for the Giants.

No. 9: Cincinnati Reds -- Cincinnati should push for the NL Central title and playoff contention.

No. 10: Texas Rangers -- A strong lineup will need to make up for a ragged Rangers pitching staff.

No. 11: Kansas City Royals -- Kansas City's impressive young players will end the Royals' playoff drought.

No. 12: Atlanta Braves -- Injuries have battered the Braves as they try to repeat as NL East champs.

No. 13: San Diego Padres -- San Diego's young core should move them up in the NL West.

No. 14: Pittsburgh Pirates -- Can the Pirates keep rolling off of last year's magical playoff run?

No. 15: New York Yankees -- A big offseason spending spree will try to improve an aging Yankees roster.

No. 16: Cleveland Indians -- The Indians will be hard-pressed to repeat last year's surprising season.

No. 17: Arizona Diamondbacks -- A quiet offseason could doom the Diamondbacks' division hopes.

No. 18: Milwaukee Brewers -- Ryan Braun returns, but will that be enough to boost the Brewers?

No. 19: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim -- The best player in baseball tries to bring L.A. back into contention.

No. 20: Baltimore Orioles -- A tough AL East could prove too much for Baltimore to handle.

No. 21: Seattle Mariners -- Can Robinson Cano return respectability to the Pacific Northwest? It'll be tough.

No. 22: Colorado Rockies -- The NL West cellar beckons to a limited Rockies team.

No. 23: New York Mets -- The Mets will use 2014 to prep themselves for 2015 and beyond.

No. 24: Toronto Blue Jays -- Durability issues and a lack of rotation depth could sink the Jays.

No. 25: Philadelphia Phillies -- Age and injury concerns will make for a long year in Philadelphia.

No. 26: Chicago White Sox -- Cuban import Jose Abreu faces a tall task in lifting the White Sox.

No. 27: Miami Marlins -- Youth is the name of the game for a Miami team short on experience.

No. 28: Chicago Cubs -- There's a bright future on the North Side, but 2014 doesn't look good.

No. 29: Minnesota Twins -- The Twins' rotation makeover won't get them out of the AL Central basement.

No. 30: Houston Astros -- Baseball's worst team is taking steps toward a better tomorrow.
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