With a group of young stars and surprising acquisitions, the Rays are betting big for 2014. With David Price leading the rotation and sluggers Evan Longoria and Wil Myers on offense, is this the year Joe Maddon's bunch can break through?
There have some dismal seasons in Houston for the Astros. After years of losing, a stockpile of minor league talent finally is beginning to emerge sending the organization toward a more positive outlook down the road.
Jake Peavy was the token big name dealt in the last 24 hours of the trade deadline. Jason Collette, Chris Liss, Derek VanRiper and Jeff Erickson share their respective reactions to the few trades that were made.