Still a cold stove, but Eric Hosmer may be getting closer to done. Mike Trout loves the weather.
- We got a big break in the Cold Stove League yesterday as a big three-team deal sent relievers Luis Avilan and Joakim Soria to the White Sox, reliever Scott Alexander to the Dodgers and two minor leaguers to the Royals. Yeah, that’s what passes for excitement this winter. Eight years ago a deal with Soria would have been a big deal. Now the White Sox are getting cash to offset his salary.
- Actually, Travis Sawchik thinks the Dodgers may have gotten a gem in Alexander, comparing the lefty to Zach Britton.
- Everyone thinks the next free agent to sign will be first baseman Eric Hosmer, and Bob Nightengale reports that Hosmer has a seven-year, $147 million offer to return to Kansas City.
- However, Kansas City Star columnist Sam Mellinger disputes that Hosmer has an offer from KC in that range, although …Read the Rest
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