Not all the big MLB offseason moves work out.
While the signing of Tim Hudson has made San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean look like a genius, the New York Mets likely would prefer a re-do on the decision to bring in outfielder Curtis Granderson. What follows is a rundown of five big offseason moves that have been steals and five deals that have been busts.
There isn't any room on this list for New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka. There's no doubt that the 25-year-old has been remarkable in his first two months in the big leagues, but at a price of $22 million the right-hander simply can't be described as a steal.
Now, let's take a look at five of the best and worst big moves of the MLB offseason.