MLB rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency and more
By Tom Downey, Chat Sports
MLB’s winter meetings may be over, but with several big-name free agents left on the market, there are still plenty of rumors floating around.
Check out the latest MLB news and rumors below.
• It seems like the Cincinnati Reds won’t be dealing second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Washington Nationals. CBS Sports reports Phillips wanted an extension if he was going to waive his no-trade clause, and the Nationals wouldn’t agree to that.
• The Reds tried to make a deal with the Indians, targeting Danny Salazar or Cody Allen in exchange for Todd Frazier, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Reds eventually dealt Frazier to the Chicago White Sox.
• Outfielder Shane Victorino is drawing interest from several teams as a short-term option. The Boston Globe reports the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are two teams with interest in Victorino.