-The Nationals are open to signing Ian Desmond and Jordan Zimmermann to contract extensions. Both players are approaching their prime and important players to the team that had the best record in baseball last year.
-Sources say the Braves have what it takes to pry Justin Upton from Arizona, with a strong group of prospects and some high ceiling pitching prospects in particular.
-The Red Sox have finally agreed to sign Mike Napoli to a one-year deal, with a base salary of $5 million. Napoli could earn up to $13 MM if he has a strong season.
-Pittsburgh's signing of Francisco Liriano will become official once he passes his physical.
-Jose Valverde could draw more interest now that Rafael Soriano is off the market. Valverde looked terrible last season and his command needs to improve if he wants to close again.
-Things couldn't get much better for David Wright. After signing a long term extension with the Mets, Wright is now engaged to long time girlfriend and
model Molly Beers.
-The Indians have signed Ben Francisco and Ryan Raburn to minor league contracts.
-The White Sox agreed to sign hard throwing reliever Matt Lindstrom to a minor league deal.