Diaz is a career .242 hitter in 22 games.Analysis:
La Stella made his major-league debut for the Braves last season, playing in 93 games and starting 86 times at second base. He hit .251/.328/.317 with one home run, 31 RBI and two stolen bases in 319 at-bats. La Stella will likely serve as a reserve infielder with the Cubs.
Vizcaino broke in with the Braves in 2010, posting a 4.67 ERA in 17 1/3 innings that season. He has battled injuries since that season and was ultimately shipped to Chicago in the deal that brought Paul Maholm to Atlanta in 2012.Analysis:
Carpenter performed well in that role last season. however, scoring 99 runs with 95 walks and compiling an on-base percentage of .375.Analysis:
It's unclear whether he will be fully healed when the Marlins open spring training in February.
Acquired from Houston on July 31, Hernandez compiled a stat line of .248/.321/.421 last season.Analysis:
Frandsen can earn up to $300,000 in incentives based on how well he plays with the club. He hit .259/.299/.309 over 220 at-bats.Analysis:
While the Mets might seem reluctant to trade Murphy, sources told ESPN the team could change course if the team can acquire a high-powered bat at shortstop.Analysis:
Utley has a full no-trade clause in his contract, while Hamels has a limited no-trade clause and has only 20 teams on that list, which includes the Blue Jays. Bastardo is arbitration eligible and won't be a free agent until next offseason.Analysis:
Elmore was promoted in September by the Reds and managed two hits in 11 at-bats.Analysis:
Wong is in the midst of a hot stretch, going 5 for 11 with two doubles, one triple, two home runs and four RBI in his last three games. His third-inning home run Wednesday put the Cardinals up 4-1, but the Giants were able to score five unanswered runs to take a 3-1 series lead. Wong has hit .280/.308/.840 with three home runs and six RBI in 25 postseason at-bats.Analysis: