Now that all of baseball's major awards have been handed out, it's time to take a look at who we think would win if MLB handed out overall awards, regardless of league.
Banister wins the hardware after leading the upstart Rangers to the AL West title this past season.
Texas Rangers won AL West, coming back from 9 1/2 game deficit and improving 33 games in the standings over 2014 after losing ace Yu Darvish to season-ending elbow surgery.
Despite winning the AL pennant last year and seemingly adding to their roster in the winter, the Royals were actually predicted by PECOTA to win just 72 games. Yet here they are again in the World Series. More on that plus notes on the Royals, Mets and other news from around baseball.
The Rangers surprisingly won the AL West in 2015 without ace Yu Darvish. He'll be back next year, when the team tries to get over the hump and win their first ever World Series.
Wednesday provides a pair of ALDS Game 5 encounters, so let's set the scene.
Picks for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year as well as picks for the worst hitters and pitchers in each league.
The Rangers prevailed at home on Sunday and celebrated an AL West crown in front of the home crowd.
Rewarding a second-half turnaround in which they've gone 41-20 since July 29, the Rangers also eliminated the Angels from the AL West race. Texas also lowered its magic number to clinch the division to one.
Who are the 25 heroes of the 2015 MLB season? What will the Mets do with their playoff rotation? How will the Dodgers deal with their glut of infield options in October, plus more from around the league.

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