12/3 Afternoon Roundup: Red Sox, Giants make news; other rumblings
Mike Napoli and Angel Pagan were the biggest names of the day Monday, with Napoli agreeing to play first base for the Red Sox and Pagan reportedly preparing to re-sign with the Giants. This could have a potential trickle-down effect on Adam LaRoche‘s free agent negotiations and the Phillies’ search for outfield help.
There has been talk for much of the offseason about the Rays potentially dealing a starter, and chatter has heated up over the last few days about James Shields heading to the Nationals, who are searching for a fifth starter.
Cleveland is open to trading shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, but Jordan Bastian has some interesting details here on the provisions in Cabrera’s no-trade clause.
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