Well, that escalated quickly.
Fewer than 24 hours gone by so far at this year's winter meetings and four names -- two bigs one -- are already off the table.
With rumors flying every which way, it can be difficult to keep up with the goings ons of your favorite club, let alone the entire division. As evening approaches on the first full day of at the Grand Opryland Hotel, let's take a minute to look back and see what all has unfolded thus far in Nashville for the AL East.
Signings / Acquisitions
- Boston Red Sox sign 1B/C Mike Napoli to three-year, $39 million deal
- Tampa Bay Rays sign 1B James Loney to one-year, $2 million deal
- Toronto Blue Jays claim C Eli Whiteside from the New York Yankees
- Yankees, eight other teams targeting OF Nate Schierholtz
- Baltimore Orioles showing interest in DH Billy Butler
- Orioles targeting RHP Brett Myers, outfield help
- Red Sox targeting outfielders: Nick Swisher, Cody Ross, Shane Victorino
- Rays in talks to acquire 2B Danny Espinosa, 1B/OF Mike Morse from Nationals