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

Monday December 14th, 2015

By Tom Downey, Chat Sports

The winter meetings may be over, but there are still several big-name free agents on the market who are keeping the rumor mill running.

Check out the latest MLB news and rumors below.

The Dodgers, Nationals, Rangers and Angels are all believed to have some level of interest in Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.

• The Los Angeles Angels are exploring several possibilities in their search for an outfielder. The Los Angeles Times reports Alex Gordon might be the Angels’ main target.

• The Houston Astros aren’t done dealing yet, having already acquired Ken Giles. The Houston Chronicle reports the team will target a starting pitcher or a hitter next.

• Don’t expect Corey Kluber to be dealt by the Cleveland Indians, reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He’s on the club’s “untouchable list.”

• The St. Louis Cardinals missed out on outfielder Jason Heyward, but they likely won’t target first baseman Chris Davis. The Cardinals have no interest in Davis, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.

• Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles are among the many teams interested in pitcher Scott Kazmir.

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• The Royals are open to dealing second baseman Omar Infante, reports Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star.

• The Boston Red Sox decided not to trade Jackie Bradley Jr. this off-season. The Boston Globe reports that teams including the Cubs and Royals expressed interest in Bradley.

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Mike Leake would reportedly take less money to return home and pitch for the Arizona Diamondbacks. However, Tony La Russa told Fox Sports that Arizona is unlikely to sign him.

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