2014 record: 77-85, 3rd place in NL West
Manager: Bud Black, 9th season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $105 million
All of the boldface names are accounted for now. James Shields has reportedly agreed on a four-year contract between $72 and $78 million with the San Diego Padres.
With Max Scherzer off the market, much of the attention this baseball offseason has shifted towards James Shields, the best remaining starter out there.
Could Dan Duquette be thinking of another February surprise?