clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The MLB Daily Dish: MLB trade rumors and news for November 30, 2015

Kick your day off right with the latest news, rumors, and analysis covering what could, should, and will affect your club's roster.

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD and rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us at @mlbdailydish on Twitter.

Good morning baseball fans.

The Tigers signed Jordan Zimmermann to a 5-year, $110 million contract, making one of the first big splashes in the free agent market this winter.

Zimmermann has left his former team of the Nationals, who have been getting calls about Joe Ross.

Boston Globe columnist Nick Cafardo too wrote this morning that with Zimmermann and Fister departing, Ross would fit in the rotation, but also noted that the right-hander has been "[o]ne of the most sought-after pitchers of the offseason," though, "[f]or the moment, GM Mike Rizzo is resisting all offers."

Ross, helps fill one of the two holes left by the departing free agents, but, Cafardo notes, the Nationals, "...have other needs and Ross would bring a huge return."

The Diamondbacks have offered a six-year, $120 million deal to free agent pitcher Johnny Cueto, but Cueto wants to look at all of their options.

Could Byung-ho Park be close to signing with the Twins?

Ben Zobrist is the number one target for the New York Mets this winter.

After signing J.A. Happ to a three-year deal, the Blue Jays have shifted their focus to the reliever market, including Ryan Madson.

After taking a small contract last year, Madson has re-established his value and despite his age and injury history, will be looking at a multi-year contract to finish off his career.MLB Trade Rumors predicts that he will sign for three years at $15 million.

Madson's signing will give the Blue Jays another right-handed late-inning option in case they are considering moving one of Roberto Osuna or Aaron Sanchez back into the rotation.

The Oakland A's are also very active in the free agent relief market, joining a bunch of other teams.

Important Links:

Free Agent Tracker

Options Tracker

Qualifying Offers Tracker

Key Offseason Dates

Subscribe to The Rosterbatorical on iTunes. While you are there, drop us a rating and a review!

Today in Baseball History: In 1961, Billy Williams of the Cubs in named the NL Rookie of the Year

Question of the Day: Do you think the Tigers made the right move by signing Jordan Zimmermann?