2014 record: 88-74, 2nd place in NL Central
Manager: Clint Hurdle, 5th season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $88 million
2014 record: 73-89, 5th place in NL East
Manager: Ryne Sandberg, 3rd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $140 million
For the second time in a week a player who was rumored to have an Orioles offer signed elsewhere. Both times the Orioles’ supposed interest was shot down.
Dan Duquette is back from Phoenix. The general manager’s meetings are over, but the real fun has just begun.