Probably the only team in the major leagues that doesn't want the offseason to come; the San Francisco Giants, despite its second World Series championship in three years, have plenty of questions to answer.
After their 2010 World Series, they were faced with decisions on journeymen veterans like Pat Burrell, Juan Uribe, Aubrey Huff and Edgar Renteria.
This year, they will be faced with a similar set of issues from players up and down their roster.
The front office never rests, and apparently didn't celebrate too hard Sunday night when they decided that Aubrey Huff will not have his option picked up, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com.
However, some moves that GM Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy will make won't specifically just be about player extensions but more about the handling of certain players that will be integral to next year's success.
Many decisions, much tougher, will be made in the coming months.
Let's take a look at seven important ones.