Everyone catch their breath? Good. More free-agent signings are coming. And yes, more trades.
In fact, this week's flurry of activity has created new trade possibilities and increased the chances of other deals occurring.
Here are five teams to watch:
- Mets . All signs point to a trade of NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey. The Mets have made little progress in their attempt to sign Dickey to an extension, and the right-hander's $5 million salary for next season looks more attractive by the day.
The Rangers are among the clubs interested in Dickey, sources say, but the price remains high. The Mets are telling clubs that they have an acceptable trade offer for Dickey, but they are trying to get an even better package, one source says.
- Dodgers . They began shopping right-hander Aaron Harang and lefty Chris Capuano at the winter meetings, anticipating that they would add at least other two starting pitchers.
Righty Zack Greinke and lefty Ryu Hyun-jin turned out to be those...