Found November 15, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
The latest out of the NL West... Signing Tim Lincecum to a multiyear deal is at the top of the Giants' agenda, reports SI's Jon Heyman.  The Giants are aiming for at least a four-year deal, which would buy out two years of free agency.  Though Matt Cain is a year closer to free agency, Heyman says the focus is more on Lincecum.  Heyman believes Lincecum's agents at Beverly Hills Sports Council could file as high as $25MM in arbitration this winter, in my opinion a risky move if the Giants come in around $20MM.  For more on Lincecum's historic arbitration case, click here. The Rockies will not dabble financially in marginal players, explained GM Dan O'Dowd to Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post.  They do have interest in Paul Maholm, Jeff Francis, and J.C. Romero, though, according to Renck, after bigger free agent targets such as Grady Sizemore and Roy Oswalt. The Dodgers will lower their payroll in 2012, tweets Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times.  Th...
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