Per usual, this MLB offseason is filled with interesting moves. Unlike seasons past, however, the amount of activity since the end of the World Series leaves much to dissect when analyzing the surprises and disappointments.

To be clear, we will stay away from individual contracts or trades. Instead, we will focus on things at the franchise level.

Which general managers, for example, have been surprisingly active even though their clubs finished well out of the playoffs? Conversely, which executives have been disappointingly quiet this offseason after reaching the MLB postseason in 2014?

Sure, every club could be included in one of those two sets. Frankly, some teams make sense in both. As a result, we will avoid honorable mentions and keep things pointed.

Here are two disappointments and three surprises two months into the frenzy of activity this offseason.

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