Oct 15, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals players celebrate on the field after defeating the Baltimore Orioles in game four of the 2014 ALCS playoff baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals swept the Orioles to advance to the World Series. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
This offseason was one of the busiest of MLB’s history.
Bleacher Report’s Jason Catania ranks the 2014-2015 off-season near the top in baseball history in terms of both the amount of moves made and money spent.
One of the teams at the forefront of this zany winter resides in the American League Central, the Chicago White Sox. They were seen as spenders heading into the winter and certainly did not disappoint (more on that later) and closed the gap in the division.
Everyone has been looking up at the Detroit Tigers over the past four years, yet it was the out-of-nowhere Kansas City Royals who clinched the AL pennant in 2014. The Cleveland Indians have the Junior Circuit’s reigning Cy Young Award winner, and the Minnesota Twins made some nice acquisitions.
Here are my thoughts on how the AL Central will shake out in 2015.