Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE
The Orioles made two acquisitions and the Rays gave thought to a blockbuster trade while the Yankees continue to miss out on their free-agent targets.
Baltimore stole the show in the AL East Wednesday by making two signings, while the Rays pondered a potential blockbuster trade and the Yankees continued to sit silently as all their targets at third base and in the outfield signed with other clubs.
Without further ado, here’s a recap of Day 3 in the AL East:
Signings / Acquisitions
- Baltimore Orioles re-sign OF Nate McLouth on a one-year deal
- Orioles sign 1B/OF Conor Jackson to one-year deal
- New York Yankees among teams targeting 3B Mark Reynolds
- Yankees also among teams looking at 3B Jack Hannahan
- Boston Red Sox one of several clubs interested in RHP Ryan Dempster
- Red Sox checked in on RHP Carl Pavano
- Tampa Bay Rays involved in potential four-team blockbuster trade with Rangers, D’Backs and Indians
- Yankees very interested in signing free-agent 3B Jeff Keppinger (Signed with White Sox)
- Yankees are the front-runners to sign OF Nate Schierholtz (Signed with Cubs)