- There is speculation amongst executives that the Cubs are dumping payroll to make a run at Bobby Abreu. Moving DeRosa and Marquis would definitely do the trick, even with Peavy on the roster.
- The Nationals are reportedly preparing an offer for free agent Mark Teixiera. They met with Boras, so there must be some interest from the Teixeira camp.
- Pirates pitchers Ian Snell and Paul Maholm drawing interest, according to the Beaver County Times.
- The Indians have some interest in Rafael Furcal, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
- Yankees do not intend to deal Robinson Cano.
More after lunch.
This story was approved by MLB Rumors.