Found January 10, 2012 on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog:
Here is the latest hot stove buzz circulating around MLB: The Cubs and the Phillies have shown the strongest interest in free-agent reliever Kerry Wood. Speaking of the Cubs, they are in heavy discussions with the Tigers to send Matt Garza to Detroit in exchange for a package of prospects. Meanwhile, the Cubs have agreed to terms with left-handed starter Paul Maholm. The Rangers are offering about “Dice K money” to Japanese righthander Yu Darvish. His camp, however, feels he is better than Dice-K and deserves more. Long time Mets coach Randy Nieman has left NY to join Bobby Valentine’s staff in Boston. The Phillies and the Rockies are among several teams in the mix for Brad Lidge. Cecil Fielder told an MLB Network Radio host he believes his son, Prince Fielder, will end up in Washington.
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