MLB rumors: News on free-agent contracts, trades and more

Monday December 19th, 2016

The off-season hot stove is warming up with trade rumors and free agency decisions coming down the pipeline.

The rumor mill has picked back up after a brief lull when the passage of a new collective bargaining agreement was in question, but now that the new CBA is in place, free-agent dealings have commenced.

Keep up to date on the latest MLB news and rumors below.

• Daniel Hudson has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates worth $11 million. (Jeff Passan, Yahoo Sports)

• The San Francisco Giants signed Jimmy Rollins to a minor league contract. Rollins last played with the Chicago White Sox.

• The Seattle Mariners have interest in starter Doug Fister. (Jon Morosi, Fox Sports)

• The Toronto Blue Jays have shown interest in pitcher Travis Wood. (Jon Morosi, Fox Sports)

• The Cleveland Indians have been making offers to righthanded hitters such as Edwin Encarnacion, Mike Napoli and Chris Carter. (Jon Heyman, FanRag Sports)

• The New York Yankees are interested in Chicago White Sox pitcher José Quintana and the team has the sort of prospects the White Sox are looking for to orchestrate a trade. (Jon Heyman, FanRag Sports)

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