Buster Olney previews the 2012 MLB winter meetings, examining storylines from across the league including what the Cleveland Indians will do with Shin-Soo Choo and Asdrubal Cabrera and if Kansas City will trade a top prospect for pitching.
By baseball standards, the Cardinals-Reds fight in the second game of their series was pretty intense -- but while that fight had no winner, the game did, and the bigger issue here is that the Reds must beat the Cardinals on the field now.
Buster Olney's blog focuses on the four-horse race that is the AL West, in which anyone can win (or lose). And in Altoona, Pa., some kid named Strasburg is throwing to Double-A batters. Should be an interesting time. Plus tons of notes.