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

By Justin Lee, Chat Sports

We're just over a month away from Spring Training, meaning that the next 30 days or so are going to be frantic with teams solidifying their rosters via trade and free agency.

Check out the latest MLB rumors and news below.

• Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins plans to meet with outfielder Jose Bautista and first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion next week to discuss potential contract extensions, he told MLB Network Radio on Sunday.

• The St. Louis Cardinals are close to a deal for Korean relief pitcher Oh Seung-Hwan, reports Daniel Kim of KBSn.

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• Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez is drawing trade interest, reports Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

• The Miami Marlins have expressed interest in free-agent lefty Wei-Yin Chen, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

• New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson isn’t looking to extend multi-year contract offers to available free-agent relievers, he told reporters.

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• Contrary to recent reports, the Toronto Blue Jays are not in active trade discussions regarding veteran knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, reports Rosenthal.

• The Milwaukee Brewers are fielding calls on catcher Jonathan Lucroy, Rosenthal reports.

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