All you need to know: MLB rumors, news roundup for Nov. 27
A major free agent came off the board on Wednesday. Here's a recap of the day's hot stove news.
Baseball's hot stove is about to take a little break for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will still be rumors and whatnot, but actual transactions figure to be on hold until next week. One team did manage to sneak in one last major pre-holiday signing on Wednesday, however.
• Twins: Agreed to sign RHP Ricky Nolasco to a four-year contract worth $49 million with a $13 million option ($1 million buyout) for a fifth year. The option can vest based on innings pitched from 2016-17. It's the largest free agent contract in team history.
• LHP Ted Lilly: Retired from baseball at age 37. He went 130-113 with a 4.14 ERA in parts of 15 big league seasons.
RUMORS & SPECULATION
Boston wants to add two big bats to their lineup, not just one
Even more relievers signed on the final day of the Winter Meetings
Keep tabs on the top 50 free agents right here
The league is not happy Ohtani's medical information leaked
Kansas City and Baltimore were quite busy at the Rule 5 Draft
Piscotty's mother was diagnosed with ALS earlier this year