The Yankees remain interested in Scott Hairston, but do not want to commit 2014 dollars in a contract for him (NY Post).
Hairston has drawn interest from five teams, but hasn’t ruled out a return to the Mets (ESPN New York).
Jim Bowden said on Sirius/XM Radio the Rays and Nationals have had discussions over a deal including Michael Morse and James Shields, but “there is no traction” to those talks.
The Phillies have reached out to the agents for Ichiro Suzuki, and could be eyeing trades for Angels OF Peter Bourjos and Rockies OF Dexter Fowler (Comcast Sportsnet).
Jason Bay is drawing solid interest, which could lead to him landing a Major League deal somewhere (WEEI).
The Red Sox are also showing interest in free agent Grady Sizemore (WEEI).
Speaking of Fowler, the Rockies recently asked the Braves for Mike Minor in a potential deal (AJC).