Adam Eaton's been very good at the plate, but he has been spectacular on defense since he moved to right field full-time, which has pushed him up into the top tier of valuable players.
At $6.5 million a pop for 2018 and 2019, if the new Jose Altuve turns out to be for real, he’ll not only be one of the most valuable players in baseball, but also one of the best values.
The Marlins have been competitive despite Giancarlo Stanton being mortal and that's largely been due to the long awaited emergence of Christian Yelich.
With an epically bad farm system preventing the possibility of trading for decent starting pitching and the current state of the staff, there's not much the Angels can do other than take some chances, cross their fingers and hope for the best.
The Mariners are in first place in the AL West despite having the third lowest BABIP in all of baseball. With even a little more luck, they're a good bet to get a little more separation and to end their playoff drought.