Lessons from last winter: Giants crushed the offseason, while Twins spent money but got worse.
But that’s what happened, as the Twins went 73-89 to finish in last place in the Central. A lot went wrong in Minnesota in 2021, and it’s unfair to blame it all on their free-agent whiffs. Maybe the Twins had really lousy luck last winter, and the Giants did really well. Ultimately, the Giants and Twins show that, even in the analytics era, there’s a lot of unpredictability about what happens in any given season. The money spent by any given team this winter could help them reach the playoffs.mlive.com