“Best” is certainly subjective, especially because not all deals are created equal. Yu Darvish’s contract, for example, looks awful, as the Cubs signed him to a six-year deal last offseason. He made just eight starts this year before a right triceps strain kept him out for the rest of the season. It’s entirely possible that Darvish’s contract still works out okay for Chicago if he comes back and pitches well, but for now, it’s among the worst deals made.
That’s why it’s hard to evaluate an offseason not even a full season later. But, I still want to see which players (and which teams) have been significant contributors so far this year. Let’s break this down a couple of different ways.
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