NASHVILLE -- The A's are still in the mix for free agent shortstop Stephen Drew.
The A's have traded left-hander Gio Gonzalez to the Washington Nationals, according to a number of media reports.
The likelihood that A's closer Andrew Bailey will be traded increased a bit Thursday with a report by ESPN.com that the Red Sox were interested in making a deal for the right-hander.
And so it ended not with a bang or even a thud but a faint cellphone ring baseballs Winter Meetings turned out to be something that happened to other people.
2010 postseason hero Cody Ross and the Giants aren't ready to part ways just yet.