Some are pleased with GM Jack Zduriencik's management over the past few years, others are not.
Personally, I think smooth flying and clear skies are in the near future—maybe even soaring to new heights.
Jack Z was the replacement for the infamous Bill Bavasi; no one was particularly pleased with his management.
This offseason represents a very important part of Jack Z's plan. Lots of his younger, developing players have been making their major-league debuts as the season comes to a close. The new crop of players is solely his, and there are very few players leftover from the Bavasi Era.
Next year's starting roster will look distinctly different from the one we saw at the beginning of the 2011 season. Here are 10 things Jack Z will do in the coming months to prepare for the 2012 season—a season of contention.