The work toward building an improved baseball product in 2019 begins for 29 teams at this week’s general manager meetings, which begins Monday night in this southern California town.
All Red Sox GM Dave Dombrowski has to do is stay the course, as his young and talented team already is favored to repeat.
While big deals or signings usually don’t take place during these preliminary meetings — the heavy lifting typically waits for December’s winter meetings in Las Vegas — the groundwork is laid here as teams begin the long trek toward opening day.
Here are five teams to watch as the offseason unfolds:
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