The Yankees, Angels and Cards make some huge moves while the Marlins, Mariners and Braves miss out on some franchise-altering signings and trades, but some top free-agent talent is still available heading into 2018, TSN Blue Jays Reporter Scott Mitchell writes.
Adding a big bat to the middle of the lineup is clearly on top of Boston's winter wish list. But a total philosophy change is already in the works.
A person familiar with the negotiations says free-agent first baseman Yonder Alonso and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to contract terms. If signed, Alonso, who turns 31 in April, will take over at first for Carlos Santana, who signed a three-year, $60 million contract with Philadelphia that was finalized Wednesday.
The relief pitching market takes another turn after Britton ruptured his Achilles during a workout
With one of his two Miami Marlins clients traded Wednesday, agent Scott Boras says of the team: "We've seen one of our major league jewelry stores become a pawn shop.''
The St. Louis Cardinals are continuing their push to acquire Josh Donaldson from the Toronto Blue Jays, but have so far been met with disinclination, reports Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.
For years, we’ve heard talk of an epic free-agent class being set free after the 2018 season, but looking into the crystal ball is much different than putting pen to paper on a megabucks contract and fitting it into a budget, TSN Blue Jays Reporter Scott Mitchell writes.