Most Underrated and Overhyped Teams Heading into 2013 MLB Season

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Most Underrated and Overhyped Teams Heading into 2013 MLB Season
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Both the Tampa Bay Rays and Kansas City Royals will be better than people think in 2013

Some things are certain about the 2013 MLB Season.

The Reds and Tigers will be good. The Astros and Marlins will be bad. Well, the Astros did beat the Rangers on the season's opening night, but they'll still be bad.

There are still about 20-25 teams in the league that could finish anywhere from last to second or from first to fourth in their divisions. Some of these teams have received far more love across preseason predictions than others, often due to how many familiar names they added during the offseason

However, improving a ball club is not about the quality or quantity of players a team adds as much as it is about if the additions fit what the team needed. If the current players on the team will benefit from the additions and if the guys on the team can improve from one season to the next.

Here is a look at seven teams around the MLB who either look stronger then they've received credit for or had offseasons that amounted to more smoke blowing than team building.

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