Sizing up offseason at midway point

Ranking the most (led by Blue Jays) and least (led by Marlins) improved teams

Originally Published: December 20, 2012
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Welcome to the halftime show of the 2012-13 baseball offseason. Sorry to report that Chris Berman, James Brown and Terry Bradshaw won't be joining us.

So how can this be a halftime show without them? Do the math. The World Series champagne bottles were uncorked just 7½ weeks ago. Pitchers and catchers show up under the palm trees a mere 7½ weeks from now. Voila.

Out there in Hot Stove Land, Josh Hamilton, Zack Greinke, B.J. Upton and Ryan Dempster have all signed. Nick ...

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