Though the playing season is where general managers of baseball teams earn their keep, the offseason is where the long hours of player evaluation and acquisition take place. The time between the end of the World Series and the beginning of spring training is when the wheels turn and the baseball world turns into one giant stock market.
Today I will take a look at what each team has done so far this offseason and rank each GM accordingly. Please bear in mind that this is not a power ranking of their overall talent or career success. As such, you will see names like Andrew Friedman and Jon Daniels in places you wouldn't expect.
The offseason is a crucial time for teams, and it is up to the GM to pull the trigger on moves that will shape the coming season and, in many cases, the future of the franchise.
Here are my rankings of all 30 GMs based on this offseason.