Mike Napoli headed to bean town
Jon Heyman, Ken Rosenthal, Joel Sherman and Jon Paul Morosi have all been giving updates as a reporters on MLB Network which is live at the Winter Meetings. Here is his most recent rumor mill report.
The Boston Red Sox made the first splash of the Winter Meetings agreeing to a three-year deal worth $39 million with Mike Napoli. The deal which was first tweeted by Nick Carafado of the Boston Globe. Carafado also tweets that the plan for Napoli is to be the Sox primary first baseman, while playing occasionally behind the plate. The Red Sox have also been reported to have interest in former Yankee outfielder Nick Swisher
According to Heyman the Dodgers will “back up the truck” for free agent starter Zack Greinke. Heyman states that the Dodgers believe there is a possibility that they could have a deal done in the next 24-48 hours. The Dodgers are in desperate need a number two starter behind ace Clayton Kershaw and ahead of number three starter Josh Bec...