10 MLB Teams Getting the Most Bang for Their Buck This Offseason

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10 MLB Teams Getting the Most Bang for Their Buck This Offseason
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While some general managers head into the Hot Stove League with more flexibility and resources to improve their rosters than others, all of them are looking to find the same thing: value in their offseason acquisitions.

It's about getting the most bang for their team's buck.

Those who do are celebrated, while those who fail are vilified—and often wind up looking for a new job before too long. But contrary to popular opinion, those proverbial bucks aren't limited to the money teams spend on free agents.

The pieces a team moves in a trade also figure in to the equation, and in some cases, due to financial constraints, the trade market is the only option a GM has to improve his team's roster.

Which teams have done the best job at getting more for less this winter?

Let's take a look.

 

*Unless otherwise noted, all statistics courtesy of Fangraphs. All salaries courtesy of Cot's Contracts

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