While there are still a few weeks remaining before the official start of spring training, the time has come to start taking a look at which MLB teams have officially won the offseason.
Sure, there are still a few marquee-type free agents out there (read: Michael Bourn, Kyle Lohse and Rafael Soriano), but those chips do not represent big enough splashes to really tip the scales…unless, of course, one team were to swoop in and sign all three of them.
The likelihood of that happening is next to none.
This winter, baseball fans have witnessed several big-name players taking up residency with new teams, some via free agency and others via trade.
Either way you slice it, at the end of the day, some general managers have earned the right to walk a bit taller these days, while others are left to ponder what their next moves should be.
Here is a look at five teams who have officially won this offseason.