Formerly known as the Wild Wild West, the National League West came down to the very last day last season, when the San Francisco Giants topped the San Diego Padres to clinch the division.  This is part three of a seven-part series predicting the records of the teams in the MLB by division and then the postseason.

The West created fireworks again in the postseason, when the Giants surprised everyone by beating the wild-card Atlanta Braves to win the NLDS, the three-ace Phillies for the NL pennant and the Texas Rangers for the World Series title.  San Fran was partying hard last year, but can the Giants do it again?

The NL West may not have acquired any big stars during the offseason, but the moves that were made were big all the same.  Even if they didn’t acquire them, there were still big names floating around the NL West, but not in a good way.

Last season the division was incredibly tight, but will it be this year?  Well, you’ll just have to keep reading to find out.

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