2020 MLB Season: The 5 most improved teams

ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 14: Los Angeles Angels General Manager Billy Eppler, left, stands with Anthony Rendon, center, and Los Angeles Angels team owner Arte Moreno, right, as Rendon is introduced during a press conference as the newest member of the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Saturday December 14, 2019. Rendon helped lead the Washington Nationals to the World Series championship and reached an agreement on a seven-year, $245 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. (Photo by Mark Rightmire/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 14: Los Angeles Angels General Manager Billy Eppler, left, stands with Anthony Rendon, center, and Los Angeles Angels team owner Arte Moreno, right, as Rendon is introduced during a press conference as the newest member of the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Saturday December 14, 2019. Rendon helped lead the Washington Nationals to the World Series championship and reached an agreement on a seven-year, $245 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. (Photo by Mark Rightmire/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images) /
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2020 MLB Season: 5 Most Improved Teams

Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds improved immensely during free agency. They signed Nicholas Castellanos to a four-year, $64 million contract. The young outfielder will only be 28 this year and is coming off of a monster 2019 campaign. He will play right field for the Reds and most likely bat fifth.

Mike Moustakas was signed to the same deal to play second base and bat cleanup.

The team also took a huge risk by signing Japanese centerfielder Shogo Akiyama. He is a huge wild card for Cincinnati, but he could be an effective leadoff hitter.

Their lineup had a huge makeover this offseason. However, their biggest improvement may be with left-fielder Aristides Aquino, who hit 19 home runs in just 56 games. If he plays a full season, the Reds are going to have another 30-home run caliber player.

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Pedro Strop was signed to maintain their bullpen. Having an experienced pitcher like him will help them hold leads later in games, something they struggled with last season.

The Reds add more depth to their rotation by signing Wade Miley to a two-year, $15 million deal. He will bet heir fourth starter, behind Trebor Bauer, Luis Castillo, and Sonny Gray. This rotation is going to be very sneaky and could help steer them towards the postseason.

After winning 75 games in 2019, they are only predicted to win 80 during the 2020 MLB season, but that is mainly due to how competitive the National League Central is.