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MLB trade rumors and news for December 29th, 2016

Jump start your day off right with all the trade rumors and news floating around the MLB.

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Good morning, baseball fans!

Here’s a roundup of what’s going on in the National League Central.

  • The Braves are targeting Orioles catcher Matt Wieters.
  • The Yankees are totally, maybe, probably, hopefully, not exactly, working on a Quintana trade. Potentially.
  • Let’s find a short term home for Jose Bautista, shall we?
  • The Red Sox are interested in Trevor Plouffe, because nothing is sacred to the Twins.
  • Here’s what one can expect out of Edwin Encarnacion come his move to Cleveland.
  • This Northwestern running back got to see Derek Jeter’s old urinal, thus living all of our dreams.
  • Speaking of the strange blend of baseball and football that bowl games bring us, how do the field fit inside baseball stadiums? Nature is beautiful.
  • Is there hope for a Lindor contract extension?

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2016 Winter Meetings Tracker

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Today in baseball: On December 29th, the Mets and Jason Bay agree to a four-year deal for approximately $66 million.

Question of the Day: Will Boston go after Plouffe?