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The Dodgers and Angels have been incredibly busy since the start of last offseason, and as a result, both are in a position to contend for a title this coming season.
Last offseason, the Angels spent big to add Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, but they finished a disappointing third in the AL West and missed the playoffs.
This offseason, they completely overhauled their rotation in cutting ties with Dan Haren and Ervin Santana and bringing aboard Jason Vargas, Joe Blanton and Tommy Hanson, along with Ryan Madson and Sean Burnett in the bullpen.
However, the big move was undoubtedly signing Josh Hamilton to a five-year, $125 million contract. At least on paper, they have as complete a roster as anyone.
The Dodgers turned the tides of their entire franchise when they sold the team last March, and during the season, they brought aboard Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett.
Then they signed Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu to shore up their rotation this offseason, and their new, free-spending mentality could be enough to push them over the top.