With all their wheeling and dealing of late, it seems the Oakland A’s stole the thunder from their upcoming trip to the winter meetings.
The A’s must decide by Monday night whether to tender contracts to nine players eligible for salary arbitration.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins entered the offseason with a desperate need for starting pitching, and they're off to a pretty great start in addressing it.
The Angels acquired third baseman David Freese from the Cardinals last week and inked reliever Joe Smith to a three-year, $15.75 million free agent contract on Saturday.
The setup market is all set up: Joe Smith and the Angels have come to terms on a three-year contract worth about $15 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.