The East is still a beast, and the Central always keeps the heartland humming, but the West -- until proven otherwise -- is the best. San Francisco is envisioning a third World Series championship in four years. Oakland, across the bay, is intent on proving that its 2012 rags-to-silk rise was no fluke. Down south, Dodgers and Angels fans are ecstatic over winter moves that created the very real possibility of a first Freeway Series in October. Images of Zack Greinke in a Dodgers rotation with Clayton Kershaw, and Josh Hamilton hitting behind Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, superstars all, have the faithful buzzing throughout the Southland...
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