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The Miami Marlins have been involved with a handful of free agents this offseason like Albert Pujols, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes, and Prince Fielder. Now the Marlins have added a player to their pool of negotiations, C.J. Wilson.
Clark Spencer, a reporter for the Miami Herald, reported that the Miami Marlins will meet with C.J. Wilson following the Thanksgiving weekend.
According to the Los Angeles Times, at least 13 teams are interested in the free agent left-hander.
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The Cubs are pursuing both Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, and not simply because the free-agent first basemen are difference-makers.
No, the Cubs also are acknowledging two emerging realities - a dwindling number of sluggers available in future free-agent markets, and the restrictions on spending in the amateur draft under baseball's new collective-bargaining agreement.
The Tigers' rotation hasn't been considered a major concern, with Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Doug Fister, and Rick Porcello under team control through at least 2014 and top prospect Jacob Turner waiting in the wings. However, they're one of the many clubs inquiring on free agent lefty Mark Buehrle, reports Lynn Henning of the Detroit News.
The Tigers are...
Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik carefully danced around the question of whether Seattle will pursue slugging first baseman Prince Fielder, whom Zduriencik drafted while with the Brewers organization.
On a conference call Tuesday ahead of baseball's winter meetings, Zduriencik said the priorities remain adding a bat to the lineup, getting a left-hander for the bullpen...
Lynn Henning has reported a few times this off-season that the Tigers are interested in former White Sox left-hander Mark Buehrle. Tigers General manager has hinted that upgrading the infield and acquiring a leadoff hitter are bigger priorities than adding a starter. However, you can never have enough pitching and they do not have an established fifth starter behind Justin Verlander, Doug
HBT: St. Louis is unwilling to raise its offer to Albert Pujols from the $200 million-over-9 years proposal on the table. That's smart.
The Cubs are reportedly in contact with agents for Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, and while chairman Tom Ricketts would not comment on either, he said it's not out of the question that the team would offer a long-term deal to anyone.
The Cubs are pursuing both Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. The Cubs like Pujols’ defense and are more willing to sign him to a long-term deal, even though Fielder’s three years younger.
The Cubs intend to rebuild, but they’re interested in signing one of the free agent first basemen, partly because they don’t...
Who will be on Dave Sveum's staff? Will the former Brewers coach push for Prince Fielder? Carrie Muskat fields these questions and more in the Cubs Inbox.
The Mariners would like to dive into the Prince Fielder sweepstakes, but with an already stretched budget, filling the club's needs will require general manager Jack Zduriencik to continue his bold deal-making.
In baseball's version of Christmas bargain hunting, Ned Colletti made a flurry of supporting cast signings in November, because that's all the Dodgers can afford. At next week's Winter Meetings, he can't play big spender chasing Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder.