Orioles eye Ubaldo Jimenez, Shin-Soo Choo, Nelson Cruz
If the team is serious about acquiring any and all of those potential targets, they'll llikely face some stiff competition, particularly for Choo, who could see a run on his services with Jacoby Ellsbury off the market.
Talks heating up between Mets, Curtis Granderson
Contract talks between the
It's not clear yet whether the two side are discussing a three- or four-year deal. Granderson could wind up signing for upwards of $15 million per year, according to one estimate.
Rockies interested in Aaron Crow
The Rockies were previously considering offering Dexter Fowler to the Royals in exchange for one of the team's relievers but wound up shipping him to Houston instead. Crow went 7-5 wtih a 3.38 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 44:22 K:BB ratio in 48 innings last season.
Cubs, Wesley Wright agree to deal
Wright made 70 appearances between the Astros and Rays last season, going 0-4 with a 3.69 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 55:19 K:BB ratio in 53 2/3 innings.
Yankees 'iffy' to sign Carlos Beltran
One person involved in talks between the
With Jacoby Ellsbury in the fold for $153 million, the Yankees will likely focus on other players in the market.
Yankees, Kelly Johnson agree to deal
Johnson hit .235/.305/.410 in 366 at-bats last season.
Market for David Price expected to heat up this week
The trade market for
People around baseball believe the Mariners in particular are strong candidates to trade for Price, with young pitcher Taijuan Walker a likely candidate to go to the Rays in a deal.
Matt Kemp "in play" for Red Sox
The two sides famously hooked up for a quarter-billion-dollar trade in 2012 that positioned the Red Sox as major players last offseason.
Brandon Belt to remain at first base
Belt has transitioned between first base and left field in his career, but the team is ready to stick with him as a full-time first baseman as it did in 2013. He hit .289/.360/.481 with 17 home runs and 67 RBI in 509 at-bats last season.
Report: Mets, White Sox, Mariners in on Curtis Granderson
ESPN.com reported earlier Wednesday that the Mets were trying to sign Granderson to a three-year deal, but it may take four years to get a deal done. He hit .229/.317/.407 with seven home runs, 15 RBI and eight stolen bases in 214 at-bats while dealing with multiple injuries last season.