The Rockies made two headline-grabbing moves this week and have a chance during the Winter Meetings starting Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., to weigh how they'll fill their remaining holes.
The Cubs do have areas to address -- including another starting pitcher and a closer -- as they prepare for the 2014 season and try to rebound from a last-place finish in the National League Central.
Thanks to all that Joe Garagiola has done since hanging up his cleats, the 87-year-old will receive the 2014 John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award in Cooperstown at the annual awards presentation on July 26 as part of Hall of Fame Weekend.
The Dodgers Holiday Tour rolls on this weekend, with Dodgers legends Fernando Valenzuela and Steve Garvey appearing at Westfield Santa Anita on Saturday.
The Giants' search for a left fielder who can help improve the club's offense will be magnified during next week's Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Yet Giants general manager Brian Sabean has acknowledged that winter could turn to spring or even summer before the team can suitably fill this need.