The Matt Holliday trade brought much-needed help to the bullpen with Huston Street, and the offense is helped by the loss of Willy Taveras.
With a strong, young foundation on the mound and at the plate, the Reds have some pieces in place to contend in the near future.
Inking CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira could be a waste, but signs say the stars will greatly aid the Yankees.
Outfielder Nate McLouth and staff ace Paul Maholm will be the bright spots for a franchise looking for the light at the end of the tunnel.
Despite watching his club win the AL Central last year, GM Kenny Williams overhauled the roster.
The Phillies will look to repeat as World Series champs armed with off-speed pitches and a new lefty bat.
With catcher Joe Mauer's back ailing, the Twins' pitchers must shoulder the load.
The San Diego ace seems in decline. Can the curve ball save him?
On one hand, they drafted two of the NFL's greatest players according to ESPN Stats and Information's ranking system. On the other, those two players didn't stick around for their whole careers.
Denver's 1983 picks still managed to make for an outstanding class with contributors to three AFC champion teams.
Dan Dierdorf and Roger Wehrli highlight the Cardinals' top draft picks. Current-day stars like Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin have not accumulated enough stats to rank in the top 10.
The Kansas City Chiefs have a long history, but few standout draft choices to show for it.
The Tigers must try to bounce back from a dismal year in which key players Justin Verlander and Magglio Ordonez came back to earth.
The Nationals added one of the game's premier power hitters to their lineup in the offseason.
When it comes to the Mets' pitching staff, most people know Johan Santana and his Cy Young-winning credentials. But the bigger keys for the Mets are the two younger pitchers behind Johan in the rotation: Mike Pelfrey and Oliver Perez.
If the Red Sox need one player to bounce back to his previous form in 2009, it's David Ortiz.