Found November 15, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
The latest on several Central division clubs... Roy Oswalt's agent Bob Garber is expected to meet with the Royals today or tomorrow in Milwaukee, tweets ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.  Garber's agency also represents C.J. Wilson. The Brewers are much more interested in Rafael Furcal than Aramis Ramirez, tweets Bob Nightengale of USA Today.  SI's Jon Heyman hears scuttlebutt that if Jim Crane is approved as Astros owner this week, he may spend on a free agent or two.  Click here to read my offseason outlook for the team.  The Tigers have scouted Cuban center fielder Yoenis Cespedes several times, assistant GM Al Avila told John Lowe of the Detroit Free Press. The Cubs and White Sox could lose possible supplemental draft picks if Type B compensation is eliminated this winter, explains Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune.  Of course, under the current system the player has to receive and turn down an arbitration offer for compensation to be possible.  For a look...

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