MLB rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency and more

The latest news and rumors from the MLB off-season.
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By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The MLB off-season started just one week ago, but there are already rumors swirling around the league about contract situations and upcoming forays into free agency.

Check out the latest MLB news and rumors below.

• Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson has died at age 29. Zach Klein of WSB-TV first reported the news that Hanson had died.

• Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was arrested on Oct. 31 in Hawaii on domestic abuse charges, reports Chelsea Davis of Hawaii News Now.

• Los Angeles Angelsannounced slugger Albert Pujols will miss four and a half months after having surgery on his right foot.

• The New York Yankees are willing to listen to trade offers for closer Andrew Miller, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

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• Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley will miss five to six months after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder, reports Matt Snyder of CBS Sports.

• Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldsonwon the Outstanding Player Award for the NL and AL, respectively. The award is voted on by players around the league.

• The Los Angeles Dodgers want outfielder Yasiel Puig to lose weight this off-season, reports Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times.

• Free agent Carlos Quentin will attempt an MLB comeback in 2016, reports Heyman. Quentin last played for the San Diego Padres in 2014.