Hot stove & links for December 8, 2014

❄ Winter Baseball Meetings Edition ❄

NEWS
10:40 p.m.
— Per multiple sources, JON SAMARDZIJA has been traded to the White Sox in exchange for prospects. What else.

7:58 p.m.
— Per Gorden Edes, the Red Sox have made an offer to P JUSTIN MASTERSON.
— Per Jon Heyman, five teams are interested in DAN UGGLA. Oh boy.

2:23 p.m.
— Per Jon Heyman, the Mariners are the favorite to sign MELKY CABRERA while the Yankes are the frontrunners in the CHASE HEADLEY mini derby.

1:41 p.m.
— Cubs, Giants are finalists for JON LESTER.

12:16 p.m.
— The Pirates have clamied RHP JOSH LINDBLOM off of waivers from the A’s.

9:33 a.m.
— Per Jeff Passan, BRANDON MOSS is now an Indian while JOEY WENDLE makes that round trip back to the A’s.

8:20 a.m.
— Per Gordon Wittenmyer (Chicago Sun-Times), P JASON HAMMEL is now a Chicago Cub.

8:07 a.m.
— Our own MADISON BUMGARNER has just been named the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.

7:12 a.m.
— Per Ken Rosenthal, the Brewers are open to moving LF GERARDO PARRA.
— Per Mark Zuckerman (Comcast), the Nats are looking to sign P JORDAN ZIMMERMAN to a long term deal.
— Per Joel Sherman (NY Post), the A’s are close to forming a deal that would send BRANDON MOSS to the Indians.
— Per Bob Nightengale (USA Today), the White Sox are in “serious talks” to bring JEFF SAMARDZIJA and DAVID ROBERTSON to the team.
— Also Per Bob Nightengale, the Giants met with JON LESTER‘s representatives last night.
— Per Jon Heyman, the Mets, Giants and A’s are among teams looking at Korean SS JUNG-HO KANG.

LINKS
NEW!💸 From Ryan Sadowski of Global Sporting Integration, Posting Fee Expectations for KBO players
😠 From the Kansas City Star, Royals fans not thrilled Giants’ Madison Bumgarner is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of Year
😈 From Joel Sherman (NY Post), How Scott Boras’ demands cloud market for Max Scherzer

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2 Responses to Hot stove & links for December 8, 2014

  1. dirtnrocksnomo says:

    HAHA, great links. Thanks.

  2. xoot says:

    5 teams interested in Uggla? I guess advance scouts had been re-deployed after the Giants mid-season nosedive last year, and at least five of them didn’t witness Uggla’s comeback in the black and orange.

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