Hope for the last place Philadelphia Phillies, who lost
100 99 games this year.
The Chicago Cubs won 97 games this year, one year after losing 89 games, two years after losing 96 games and three years after losing 101 games.
The Kansas City Royals are playing in their second straight American League Championship Series and won 95 games this year, three years after finishing up a four year run of 90-loss seasons, including 97 in 2009.
The Toronto Blue Jays won 93 games this year, two years after losing 88 games and finishing in last place and three years after losing 89 games.
The New York Mets won 90 games this year, two years after back-to-back 88-loss seasons.
It’s worth pointing out the 2015 Reading Phightin’ Phils won their league championship.