As we enter the final two weeks of the 2010 season, we are witnessing an epic battle for first place in the National League West.
For fans out west, this has been one of the most exciting and memorable seasons in recent memory.
Three teams, still very much in the hunt for the division title and wild-card playoff berth will fight it out until the very end.
The National League West has evolved from the go nowhere, unenviable division to the most competitive and thrilling division in Major League Baseball.
Thanks in part to evenly matched teams, stand out players and a nail-biting race for the crown, the NL West is once again a respectable and exciting division.
The season has not exactly gone according to plan in the NL West. Certain teams have sunk, others have risen to prominence. Even some of the marquee players have slumped while others have burst onto the scene.
In the following pages we will see the 10 Biggest Surprises in the National League West.