The GMs/Owners meetings are underway, and the deadline for accepting qualifying offers has passed. That means we have some business to attend to, insofar as rounding up Monday's rumors and news is concerned ...
•All 13 players who were presented with qualifying offers turned them down before Monday's deadline. That means all are now free agents. Here's a listing of those players and what this means for their teams.
•Angels signed LHP Wade LeBlanc to minor league contract.
•Twins signed SS Jason Bartlett to minor league contract.