NL West Outlook: Closing the Gap Between the Padres and Rockies

March 22, 2018

The Padres finished 71-91 last season, fourth in the N.L. West, seven games better than the lowly Giants. Despite finishing better than the hated black and orange team by the Bay, the gap between the Padres and the top tier of the N.L. West is dismally wide. Before the Padres can take down the big dogs on top, the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have won five straight N.L. West crowns,…