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CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012After Day 1 of the winter meetings, what did we learn? The cost of an outfielder varies greatly, the Yankees' plans have been altered and there's a starter stalemate, says Joe Lemire.Share Tweet
Melvin happy to keep strong outfield corps intactA's general manager Billy Beane is adamant about keeping all of his starting pitchers rather than dangling them as trade bait. The plan, as it currently stands, is similar in regard to his surplus of outfielders, and manager Bob Melvin expects all to be…Share TweetThe Phillies have some interest in Rangers infielder Michael Young, and there are other clubs looking for a third baseman. The Yankees are among those teams now that Alex Rodriguez will miss at least the first three months of the season because of left …Share TweetThere is speculation at the Winter Meetings that the interest in free-agent outfielder Josh Hamilton is not as high as people expected. Rangers manager Jon Daniels doesn't buy it.Share Tweet
A's well-armed to continue run of successHow can the Oakland Athletics stage a suitable encore of their amazing 2012 season? The literal answer to that comes in three parts -- pitching, pitching and pitching.Share TweetWhile talk continues to circulate at the Winter Meetings that the Mariners are pushing for a significant trade to upgrade their offense, general manager Jack Zduriencik didn't pull the trigger on anything Monday.Share Tweet
Angels' list of targets doesn't end with GreinkeThe Angels are staying open-minded about their ongoing efforts to improve their pitching, but Zack Greinke tops their wish list as the Winter Meetings get under way in Nashville, Tenn.Share TweetYunel Escobar's tenure with the Marlins may be shorter than expected. According to an MLB source, Miami is actively shopping the 30-year-old infielder. At least two teams have been in contact with the Marlins, with one believed to be the A's.Share Tweet
Done Deals: Ben Revere trade to Philly caps winter meetings activityyahoo.com Dec 3, 2012We kept a running list of trades and signings that went down during the winter meetings. Thanks for reading and come back for more signings and trades as the offseason continues! Thursday Twins send Ben Revere to Phillies for Vance Worley, Trevor May Fo…Share TweetFree-agent reliever Joakim Soria is close to agreeing on a contract with the Texas Rangers, a source confirmed.Share Tweet
The Greinke SweepstakesDec 3Baseball Tonight on the teams perusing free agent pitcher Zack Greinke and possible trade partners for the Mets and pitcher R.A. Dickey.
MLB Winter Meetings Morning UpdateDec 3Buster Olney reports on Alex Rodriguez's need for more surgery, the chances that the Mets will trade R.A. Dickey, and possible free-agent destinations for Josh Hamilton.
Napoli Agrees To Deal With Red SoxDec 3Richard Durrett, Jim Bowden and Jayson Stark discuss Mike Napoli's three-year deal with the Red Sox.