Albert Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim won the MLB Winter Meetings this week, proving it's not how you start, but how you finish. After Jose Reyes signed with the Miami Marlins to kick off the week and made Miami the center of attention on Monday and Tuesday, new Angels GM Jerry Dipoto used Pujols and C.J. Wilson to steal that spotlight.
It was a wild week, filled with more action than the average winter meetings—and far, far more drama than usual. Many key players changed teams, and a lot came to light about the intentions, ambitions and patterns of each MLB team. Here are the 10 most important things we learned.