One of the latest trends for teams in baseball has been to lock up young stars to extensions. Over the last few years, several big names have landed massive deals, including Fernando Tatis, Jr., Julio Rodriguez, Corbin Carroll, and most recently, Bobby Witt Jr.  For organizations, this ensures team control at a fraction of the cost a player may be priced at in free agency. For players, more money is paid upfront, and there's a safety net in place in case of injury. So which young stars...



Coming off a season where the Reds far exceeded expectations, one of the biggest questions in Cincinnati is: can they compete for a playoff spot? With a strong returning core of young talent including the likes of Hunter Greene, Spencer Steer, Matt McLain, and Elly de la Cruz, many fans expect big things from the team moving forward. So what can they do to continue to elevate their talent on the field? And how do they stack up compared to the rest of the NL Central?   Biggest offseason...