While the Giants made smart signings with players like Tommy La Stella, Alex Woods, Anthony DeSclafani and several bullpen pieces, their toughest competition went all-in. The San Diego Padres made several big-time moves to bolster their starting rotation, plus the Los Angeles Dodgers signed NL Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer and brought back star third baseman Justin Turner.
When you start off building an attack with two MVP-level hitters like Trout and Rendon, you have an elite foundation. The potential to fashion a high-level attack with those two at the center is there, but Joe Maddon will have to deftly juggle his pieces to make that happen.Atlanta Braves
I knew something was up because Erik never texted me before calling. And Tommy Pham had been hitting me up on text telling me how the Padres were interested in bringing me over. So I had a pretty good hunch.Kansas City Royals
With spring training underway, manager Dave Martinez has begun the work to see that through. General manager Mike Rizzo added Josh Bell and Kyle Schwarber, to a lineup that Martinez hopes will continue to be powered by the National League's leading slugger Trea Turner and the wonder kid from Santo Domingo, Juan Soto.Seattle Mariners
The computer projections are forecasting better results in 2021 despite their offseason moves; Pecota has the Cubs with the third-best offense in the NL. Those three are all pending free agents, so in their possible final run together, will they bounce back to past glory? Spring might give some early indications of how the season might go.
“It’s hard to put it into words," said Hefner. This is my second year as a pitching coach, and I’ve been blessed with two really good starting rotations going into spring trainings."Milwaukee Brewers
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“It’s crazy,” Cubs manager David Ross said Saturday. “There's more protocols this year than there were last year, just as far as the steps that our doctors and our training staff have to take.”