Ranking the moves at the winter meetings (Nos. 1-5)
Twenty-five players changed teams in the significant deals and free-agent signings at this year's winter meetings in Las Vegas. Here's a look at their relative values over the next five seasons (2009-2013), without considering salaries or contract situations:1. CC Sabathia (signed with the Yankees): The big left-hander is at his peak in terms of both durability and performance. Sabathia should be worth an extra six wins or so per year to the Yankees, who hope they won't have to push him as hard in September as Milwaukee did in 2008.
• Where does Ryan Freel going to Baltimore rate? How about Ramon Hernandez to the Reds? What about Endy Chavez to Seattle? Keith Law ranks the 25 moves at the winter meetings.
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