When it comes to the biggest MLB offseason contracts, there's really only two ways they can work out.
These types of deals either end up looking brilliant or go sideways fast. Looking back at recent history, the Los Angeles Dodgers are perfectly happy with the club's six-year, $147 million pact with Zack Greinke, while the Chicago Cubs wouldn't hesitate to take back that four-year, $52 million deal the team gave to Edwin Jackson.
Of course, even the deals that start out well can morph into disasters overnight. With these considerations in mind, here are some predictions for which of the biggest MLB offseason contracts will be a boom and which will be a bust.