In the offseason, the teams have a chance to get contracts signed by free agents, re-sign players, and make trades. Players have six months to rest and/or get ready for the season to come. This is also a common time for players to retire, such as Jorge Posada in 2011.
MLB Network is the channel that is 1 million% baseball all the time. MLB Tonight, Intentional Talk, Clubhouse Confidential, and Hot Stove cover the offseason moves, such as the trade between the New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays, sending R.A. Dickey to teh Blue Jays