The Marlins infused their roster with veterans such as Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Casey McGehee last offseason and it paid off, as the team improved by 15 wins from the year before.
One year after Matt Harvey emerged as one of the best pitchers in baseball, the New York Mets enjoyed a breakout season from another young starter, Jacob deGrom.
The Miami Marlins were one of the most surprising teams in baseball this season after improving by 15 wins from the year before.
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is now 35 years old and though his power numbers spiked in 2014, his best days appear far behind him.
While the Giants and Royals get set to play the 2014 World Series, the Nationals and 27 other MLB teams are in the early stages of their offseason.