Commentary: Wild week of deals might dim winter meetings
It's like breathlessly showing up with that invitation, ringing the door bell and discovering the black-tie party was actually a week ago.
All Signs Pointing to David Robertson Being New York Yankees' Closer with Market Thinning
With Joe Nathan agreeing to a deal with the Detroit Tigers and Brian Wilson and the Los Angeles Dodgers close to being reunited, the free-agent closers market is wearing thin.
Detroit Tigers: Best Closer Options If Brian Wilson Signs Elsewhere
According to the Detroit News , Wilson, a 31-year-old right-hander who led the major leagues with 48 saves in 2010, met Wilson signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a free agent in late July after recovering from Tommy John surgery, making 18 appearances for the Dodgers, going 2-1 with a 0.66 ERA as an eighth inning guy.
Understanding the Rays' Interest in Grant Balfour
The offseason is still young, but already we are getting some mixed signals from the Tampa Bay Rays' front office.
Rays Start Bullpen Reconstruction, Sign Mark Lowe
This offseason as much as ever, the Rays' pitching staff is in a state of flux. On the starting side, David Price is likely to be traded and Roberto Hernandez issurely out the door, leaving the Rays with a starting rotation that will look significantly different next season.
Let's Go Tribe
MLB rumors: Indians to meet with closers Fernando Rodney and Brian Wilson
The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Paul Hoynes reports Antonetti is open to filling the closer vacancy created by the departure of Chris Perez internally , he also wants to check in on some of the free agents with closer experience.
Bless You Boys
Fernando Rodney could be the "proven closer" that the Tigers want in 2014
Once again, the Tigers head into the offseason in need of a closer. Rays right-hander Fernando Rodney made waves when he saved 48 games with a 0.60 ERA in 2012, but many will remember that he started his career as a Tiger.