All you need to know: MLB rumors, news roundup for Feb. 15
Here is a recap of Saturday's baseball news, complete with signings and rumors and injury updates.
As spring training camps open across Florida and Arizona, several big name free agents remain unsigned. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports Ervin Santana has many suitors, including the Mariners, Blue Jays, Orioles, Indians, Rockies and Royals. The right-hander figures to sign soon with pitchers and catchers already reporting.
Here is a roundup of Saturday's news and notes from around the league, including more updates from Heyman.
FREE AGENT SIGNINGS
Cubs: Signed UTIL Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. He will earn $2.5 million if he makes the team with another $525,000 in incentives. Bonifacio turned down major league contract offers to sign with Chicago because he felt they give him the best opportunity. (Heyman)
Indians: Signed RHP Aaron Harang to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The contract is pending a physical. (Heyman)
Marlins: RHP Chris Hatcher cleared waivers and has been outrighted off the 40-man roster. He had been designated for assignment to clear room on the roster for RHP Carlos Marmol earlier this week. (MLB.com)
RUMORS & SPECULATION
The Red Sox and Cardinals are expected to make trade offers next
The free agent first baseman may be a fit in St. Louis
The front office changes in Atlanta continue
The Marlins are more likely than you think on our list
Judge finished a distant second in the balloting and he paid respect to the winner
Stanton just won the 2017 NL MVP award but could wind up being dealt this offseason