This talk of the Braves being out of the Jake Peavy sweepstakes is being a bit overblown.
The New York Post is reporting the New York Yankees are prepared to make A.J. Burnett a offer that could be worth $80 million over five years. This comes on the heels of the Yankees making an initial offer to pitcher C.C. Sabathia in the range of $140-145 million over 6 years. The Red Sox have also joined the Burnett sweepstakes
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Cubs are close to re-signing Ryan Dempster to a four-year contract. The deal is believed to be in the range of $52 million.
As expected the Baltimore Orioles have begun their pursuit of Maryland-born first baseman Mark Teixeira.
The Washington Nationals have been in on Adam Dunn, Mark Teixeira and Manny Ramirez.
The addition of outfielder Matt Holliday hasn’t stopped the A’s from building a contender. Reports continue to indicate the A’s are among the favorites to land shortstop Rafael Furcal
John Grabow not Jack Wilson is garnering the most interest among Pirates players on the trade block. Check the Updated chart for the interested parties