The internet is abuzz with MLB free agency and trade rumors these days as we all wait for the first domino to fall. Qualifying offers are in, fringe players have been assigned or claimed, and 40-man rosters have been pared down to 33 or 34, but the barometric pressure remains low. Even baseball’s true insiders haven’t had anything substantial to report. I am anxiously awaiting the moment I see the words “signed” or “acquired” on the 2017 Offseason Transaction Report.
So I thought I’d have little fun since yesterday was a relatively slow news day. What follows are 10 offseason moves I’d like to see happen because the hot takes would be insane and the analysis would be fun to ingest. Mind you, these are not rumors or predictions, nor do I have any inside scoop. These trades or signings could possibly happen, but I have neither seen nor heard nothing to indicate there is any life to any off them.
Dad always says go big or go home so I’ll start out with this one: