All you need to know: MLB rumors, news roundup for Nov. 26
A minor trade headlined Tuesday's offseason action as the hot stove prepares to cool down during the Thanksgiving holiday.
For the day's hot stove news, the first place to go is Jon Heyman's blog. He has updates on C Jarrod Saltalamacchia, 3B Chase Headley, OF Nelson Cruz, the Twins' search for pitching and the Mets' pursuit of outfielders. They called the Brewers about OF Ryan Braun. Now here's a round up of the rest of the day's news.
• Pirates: Signed both RHP Cody Eppley and C Nevin Ashley to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training, the team announced.
• LHP Jose Mijares: Outrighted off the 40-man roster by the Giants to clear a roster spot for fellow LHP Javier Lopez, whose three-year contract is official. Mijares elected free agency. (Mercury News)
RUMORS & SPECULATION
• Reds: Have interest in OF Carlos Beltran. The AL figures to be a better fit for the 36-year-old with bad knees, but Cincinnati would give Beltran a good chance at a World Series title. (Primera Hora)
The Nats will host the All-Star Game in 2018
The Orioles are looking to trade Machado heading into his walk year
The Cardinals have been linked for a while to the Baltimore star
Gallardo spent the first eight years of his career in Milwaukee
MLB revenues are at a record high right now, but teams aren't spending it on players
Chicago added Tyler Chatwood earlier this offseason but might not be done adding to the ro...