From the rise of the super bullpen to the successful implementation of the instant-replay system, there was a lot going on in MLB in 2014. 

While there were plenty of positive trends to focus on, there were also troubling developments that arose that simply can’t be ignored. Power continued to vanish in ballparks all around the league, and a flood of Tommy John surgeries hit some of baseball’s most talented arms. 

Plus, in the closing days of 2014, there was a monumental shift that will drastically alter the landscape in one of MLB’s most promising markets.

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