NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Free-agent outfielder Gerardo Parra is drawing interest from the Royals, Cubs and Giants, according to multiple industry sources. Parra has 3-year offers currently in hand, but is hopeful that he will be able to receive a 4-year deal in the near future.
It is unclear if Parra's market is limited to Kansas City, Chicago and San Francisco, though all three of those clubs appear to have serious interest. The Cubs may have a limited amount of money to spend after committing significant money to John Lackey and Ben Zobrist in recent days, and the Giants may be hesitant to spend after committing $90 million to Jeff Samardzija.
At this point, it seems as though a reunion between Parra and the Orioles is unlikely, as Baltimore is more inclined to try to commit dollars to re-signing Chris Davis. Parra will probably price himself out of what the O's are looking to do in terms of an outfield addition.
Parra's market is still developing, and will likely change as top outfielders like Jason Heyward, Alex Gordon, Yoenis Cespedes and Justin Upton come off the board.