Building a baseball team is a delicate process. If a team is too aggressive in its approach, it will have a one- or two-year window to win a World Series. If a team isn't aggressive enough, it will toil in mediocrity (or worse) and rarely give hope to its fanbase.
Fans of the Minnesota Twins want to see the aggressive approach at the moment, as they've been screaming for general manager Terry Ryan to do something this offseason to solve one of Major League Baseball's worst pitching rotations.
So far, the Twins haven't done much of anything on the free-agent market. Instead, they've opted to make trades to improve their farm system more than building something at the major league level.
The approach is the correct one to take with the current state of the Twins. Here's why the Twins should stay away from the free-agent market.