On the MLB hot stove front, here's all that's worth knowing for a fairly busy Thursday, Jan. 23 ...
SIGNINGS & AGREEMENTS
- Brewers: At this writing, the Brewers and free agent RHP Matt Garza have not yet officially struck a deal. Earlier on Thursday, however, it was believed they had agreed to a four-year, $52-million contract pending the outcome of Garza's physical.
RUMORS, SPECULATION, ETC.
- Tigers: MLB.com's Jason Beck tweets that RHP Max Scherzer, who's eligible for free agency next offseason, is optimistic about working out a new contract with Detroit. He hopes something can get done before spring training, but he won't negotiate during the season.