8:50 pm: The Blue Jays are exploring upgrades at first base, and have inquired about free agent James Loney as well as trades for Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland and Marlins 1B Logan Morrison (Davidi).
7:23 PM: The Giants have shown interest in signing free agent 1B Michael Morse, but expect the dollars and years to be too high for them (Baggarly).
6:31 pm: The Royals don’t appear to be interested in free agent 2B Omar Infante (Dutton).
5:36 pm: The Cubs are not interested in trading SS Starlin Castro (Arguello).
5:08 pm: The Nationals are shopping INF Danny Espinosa (Passan).
4:30 pm: The Dodgers could trade for an infielder if they fail to re-sign INF Juan Uribe (Hernandez).
3:36 pm: Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers said he would consider moving a shortstop for a young starting pitcher (Gilbert).
Michael Baron, Contributor3:30 pm: This is worth watching, as the Mets simultaneously shop both Ike Davis and Lucas Duda. Should the Marlins successfuly deal Morrison first, that would result in one less landing spot for either of the Mets trade candidates, and cool the market for both as a result.
2:15 pm: The Royals recently met with the agents for 2B Omar Infante (Rojas).
12:20 pm: The Padres expect to keep 3B Chase Headley (Shaikin).
12:10 pm: The Angels will consider trading 1B Mark Trumbo, because they know he’s their best chip to move (Rosenthal).
Dec. 8: The Nationals could look to sign free-agent C John Buck (Ladson).
Dec. 8: The Mariners have received a lot of interest in infielder Dustin Ackley (Heyman).