The good news about this year's MLB Winter Meetings is that people can finally say it lived up the hype. The bad news is that all the hype was some variation of, "This is going to be really boring; all the exciting moves happened last week."
Even a highly anticipated appearance from the president of the Rakuten Golden Eagles was a letdown, as he provided no answers as to the fate of Masahiro Tanaka. Sure, in the end there were certainly plenty of rumors, signings and trades to keep everyone glued to Twitter for three days, but overall the affair was wanting -- just as predicted.
Here's a quick rundown of the week's notable moves, broken down by day:
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