Even though the Boston Red Sox won the World Series less than a month ago, the odds makers at Las Vegas betting site Bovada.lv
All-Star closer Joe Nathan became a free agent Friday after declining a $9 million contract option in his deal with the Texas Rangers.
The Texas Rangers have declined their $12 million contract option for Lance Berkman, making the 37-year-old switch-hitter a free agent.
Nolan Ryan is retiring from the Texas Rangers again, this time leaving his CEO role 20 years after ending his Hall of Fame career as a pitcher.
Top international talent Jose Abreu is being eyed by several major league teams, but the Giants may be the favorite to land the Cuban slugger.