The 15 best decisions of the past year in baseball [SLIDESHOW]

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While some of the best moves in baseball over the past calendar year were obvious, like the Braves’ decision to keep phenom Jason Heyward on their Opening Day roster, others — such as the Cubs’ acquisition of Carlos Silva — were panned at the time but have proven to be good calls. It’s just further proof that it often makes sense to wait before passing judgment on moves that might have seemed questionable at the time they were made.

With that in mind, here are the 20 best decisions over the past 365 days. (NOTE: the best free-agent signings were listed in this space two weeks ago, so this will be the best decisions in the non-free-agent division.)

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