Matt Purke finally showed what he could do with his first healthy season for the Nationals. Now it's time to take the next step in 2014.
The Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with right-hander Phil Hughes.
Royals general manager Dayton Moore will have at least two more years to prove that he can get the once-wayward franchise that he took over in 2006 back to the playoffs.
Age on Opening Day 2014: 24
How acquired: Draft (5th round), June 2011
Position: Corner infielder