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#Yankees value Gardner’s speed, on-base ability, superior defense - and even his clubhouse presence. He’s a longtime favorite of Cashman’s.
Phillips owed $50M over next four seasons. Gardner will earn $4M+ in walk year. #Yankees continue to say they are reluctant to trade him.
RT @jonmorosi: Omar Infante has been looking for a 4-year deal. He's had some interest from clubs to play left field and third base.
Sources on both sides say today’s meeting between #Cubs, Samardzija’s reps was amicable. Still no extension, though. Trade still possible.
“…there is something that can’t be done, then you would think about a trade. But that’s the furthest thing from our minds.” #Nationals
I asked #Nationals GM Mike Rizzo, who said, “We’d certainly love to get something done with him. But like any premium guy on your team, if …
Sources: In addition to talking to Garza, the #Dbacks met with agents for Ervin Santana. Signing Santana would cost them first-round pick.
Sources: #DBacks' No. 1 target is Tanaka. Continue to explore trades, free agents as they await decision on whether Tanaka will be posted.
#Mets have spent combined $80M on Granderson and Colon. Getting back in the game.
Sources: #Twins continuing to talk to Pelfrey. Unclear whether deal with Pelfrey would preclude signing of Arroyo. Team has flexibility.
Sources: #Mets, Colon in agreement on two-year, $20M deal, pending physical.
Rival exec on #Pirates' agreement with Volquez. "Makes sense. Liriano profile. Strikeouts and groundballs."
Sources: #Pirates, free-agent RHP Edinson Volquez in agreement on one-year, $5M contract, pending physical.
Sources: #Cubs among teams showing interest in free-agent RHP Roberto Hernandez.
#Braves still exploring wide range of options for starting pitcher. Want to add one to fill Hudson's spot.