Another milestone in baseball's offseason passed Thursday afternoon as baseball's winter meetings concluded. While it wasn't the most action-packed winter meetings, with only one of Keith Law's top 20 free agents signed, there were a few big trades and some of the non-closer relief free agents started inking deals.
As we pass through the middle of December, baseball's offseason is now almost halfway over (it hits the exact 50 percent point next week). While there's a lot of time remaining, it's a good opportunity to revise our Way-Too-Early 2018 projections and see which teams have gained and lost the most playoff probability so far.
It may be halftime, but they still show the score at halftime, don't they?
The offseason winners
Los Angeles Angels: +32.3%
This one came down to the wire, with the late-week acquisition of second baseman Ian Kinsler just edging the Angels ahead of the No. 2 team in these rankings. What's encouraging for Angels fans is how aggressive the team is finally being at its quest to not waste Mike Trout's prime. The Angels aren't upgrading from average players, they're filling real holes on the roster.