Sizing up the AL West

Examining the Bartolo Colon-less A's rotation, surging Mariners, falling Angels

Updated: August 23, 2012, 12:41 PM ET

1. What kind of impact does Bartolo Colon's 50-game suspension have on the AL West race?

Mark Saxon (@markasaxon), ESPN Los Angeles: Minimal. I don't think Oakland is good enough to catch Texas, anyway. It does, of course, have some impact on the wild-card race. But we're talking about Bartolo Colon. He was having a very good year, but it's not like he's Felix Hernandez or something.

Mark Simon (@msimonespn), ESPN Stats & Info: So long as A.J. Griffin comes back in two ...

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