If Brandon Phillips is leaving Cincinnati, he’s doing so on his own terms.
A few years ago, Joey Votto signed a massive contract extension with the Reds worth over $200 million, one that team broadcaster Marty Brennaman feels was a mistake.
Alex Rodriguez still has another year left on his contract with the Yankees (if you can believe it), but he is not planning to fulfill it by playing.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are still aggressively pursuing improvements, and they have one target in mind.
Teams still looking for a starting pitcher don’t have a lot of options, but one of the most appealing ones available is Chicago’s Jose Quintana.
The Texas Rangers managed to win the American League West last season despite a bland middle of the rotation, but they don’t appear willing to risk that again this year.
Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane appears to be uncharacteristically willing to open up the checkbook this offseason.
Matt Adams appears to have even more motivation than usual entering next season.
The St. Louis Cardinals first baseman has lost 25 pounds this offseason by using a new training regime.