The 33-year-old Peavy is coming off a season in which he posted a 3.73 ERA over 202 2/3 innings. Peavy had some issues in Boston, posting a 4.72 ERA to start the season, but settled in once he joined the Giants. With San Francisco, Peavy had a 2.17 ERA over 78 2/3 innings. The Marlins interest in Peavy is dependent on whether Dan Haren decides to pitch. If Haren comes back, the team would not have interest in Peavy.Analysis:
Volquez, who pitched for the Pirates in 2014, went 13-7 with a 3.04 ERA and 140 strikeouts.Analysis:
General manager Chris Antonetti said Floyd will be part of the starting rotation. Floyd's 2014 season with the Braves ended in late June when he underwent surgery for a fractured elbow. Antonetti said Tuesday the fracture in Floyd's elbow has healed and the team expects him to be ready for full activity in spring training.
Floyd was limited to nine starts in 2014 after missing most of the season in 2013 due to Tommy John surgery. He went 2-2 with a 2.65 ERA last season. He is 72-72 with a 4.40 ERA in 11 MLB seasons.Analysis:
"I'd be surprised if Josh doesn't end up with San Diego," Sosnick said Tuesday to the U-T San Diego.
Concerns were raised after San Diego signed pitcher Brandon Morrow to a one-year, $2.5 million deal.
Johnson underwent Tommy John surgery in April, but the team declined his $4 million option at the beginning of the offseason.Analysis:
Harrison only made four appearances in 2014, throwing 17.1 innings with 4.15 ERA.Analysis:
McCarthy has made just one career start at Dodger Stadium, allowing three runs on eight hits (one home run) and one walk in 6 1/3 innings in 2013.Analysis:
"I’m hopeful, but we got a lot of talking to do," Zimmermann said, per The Washington Post. "Obviously we’ve only had one meeting so far and it went well. We’ll see where it goes."
Although, it doesn't appear Zimmermann is willing to cave in negotiations just because Washington is the only team he has known since being drafted in the second round in 2007.
"If it’s a fair value, like I have said all along, I would gladly sign," Zimmermann said. "But at the end of the day, it’s gotta be something that’s fair and if it’s not, then I’ll be moving on.
"I’m a National for one year, for this upcoming season, and we’ll see if it’s a fair, if we can come up with something that’s fair for both sides, then we’ll sign the deal. At the end of the day, it’s gotta be fair."Analysis:
Penny last pitched with the Marlins in 2014, appearing in eight games and posting a 6.58 ERA in 26 innings.Analysis:
Morrow has been plagued by injuries throughout his career, as he has made 30 starts just once in eight MLB seasons and more than 20 starts just three times. Over the last two seasons, he has totaled 23 appearances (16 starts).
The 30-year-old right-hander is 42-43 with a 4.28 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in his career. He has made four appearances (one start) in his career at PETCO Park, posting a 2.45 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and two saves in 7 1/3 innings.Analysis: