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National League hot stove preview: Biggest question for each team

Will the Mets bring back Yoenis Cespedes? Will the Pirates trade Andrew McCutchen? Those are just some of the key decisions NL teams must make this off-season.

It’s hot stove season—a time for trades, free-agent chases and chances for each team to set itself up for 2017 and beyond, whether they fancy themselves contenders or rebuilders (or alas, can’t yet make up their minds). In our team-by-team roundup, I've chosen to focus on one key question each club faces going forward, offering potential answers where we can, though those teams will have to come up with more concrete solutions over the next few months. Last week we looked at all 15 American League teams; today we'll turn our attention to the National League clubs.

Teams are presented alphabetically by city. Unless otherwise noted, all Wins Above Replacement figures (WAR) are from

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