San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean can guarantee that outfielder Hunter Pence will be back with the team in 2013. He is not close to ready to make the same assurances with closer Brian Wilson.
The Nationals kept courting free agents, and kept finishing second. So this time they did everything they needed to get Jayson Werth, and that meant handing out a shocking $126 million over seven years.
Are the Cubs leaning toward Ryne Sandberg? Is Joe Torre finished? Will Tony La Russa return to St. Louis? These are among the many intriguing managerial storylines we'll be hearing about this offseason.