With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Baltimore Orioles bolstered their bullpen with a late-inning arm Tuesday — and took an option away from the division-leading Red Sox — acquiring reliever Francisco Rodriguez from the last-place Milwaukee Brewers for minor league infielder Nick Delmonico.