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#1. Chicago Cubs

March 28, 2017 GMT

Combined projected WAR: 27.5Top five everyday players:-3B Kris Bryant (5.6 WAR)-1B Anthony Rizzo (4.6)-SS Addison Russell (3.5)-RF Jason Heyward (2.9)-UT Ben Zobrist (2.6)Who else but the champs? Including Willson Contreras (2.5 WAR) and Kyle Schwarber (2.5), the Cubs have seven players pegged for 2.5 WAR 2017 seasons or better. Chicago has top-tier talent and depth everywhere, a testament to team president Theo Epstein’s roster-building prowess. Headlined by reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant, the Cubs have everything in place for another run at the World Series in 2017.

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