September 23, 2021

Bowden: What each of the 30 MLB teams will be looking for this offseason (The Athletic)

The 2019 General Managers’ meetings are underway in Scottsdale, Ariz. and although the meetings will be dominated by the business of baseball — including potential rule changes, the next collective bargaining agreement issues and an award for the top executive — it’s also time for trade talks and free-agent negotiations to begin in earnest. I reached out to all 30 teams and tried to determine each organization’s needs and goals for the winter. Here is the breakdown of what each team will be looking for this offseason.

American League East

Baltimore Orioles          

The Orioles’ needs are simple: They will continue their rebuild by accumulating as much young talent as they can, regardless of position. However, they also will be looking for pitchers who can soak up innings until their young pitching prospects are major-league ready. In addition, they have told teams they will listen on all of the players on their MLB roster,…

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