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?
After criticizing Royals general manager Dayton Moore's only trade at Wednesday's non-waiver deadline, Derek VanRiper retraces his steps over the past 18 months and questions some of his own decisions.
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.