On the Cubs' post-World Series offseason, quiet winters for the Cardinals and Pirates, along with the rebuilding projects for the Reds and Brewers.
Where the Astros sprinted out of the offseason gate and then relaxed, the Mariners did the started off sprinting and never stopped.
The Dodgers and Giants continued to improve this offseason, and the Rockies tried to do enough to be in position for the Wildcard, the D-Backs and Padres made moves for the long-term.
Trevor Hoffman deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, but his place in Cooperstown is on hold due to the lack of a statistical benchmark for closers. We've fixed that.
After a rumor-fueled offseason where the Dodgers were attempting to pry Brian Dozier away from the Twins, they decided the asking cost was too much and settled for a trade with the Rays which brings them Logan Forsythe to take over duties at 2B instead.