pmBuzz: Renteria, Bedard, Cano, Street

The Reds are close to re-signing reliever Mike Lincoln to a two-year, $4 million deal, according to the Denver Post.

The Giants signed SS Edgar Renteria to a two-year, $18.5 million deal, with a third-year option, reports the SF Gate.

Tim Dierkes, at MLB Trade Rumors, has a list of players who he believes could be non-tendered, like LHP Erik Bedard and OF Willy Tavares, who would then become free agents.

According to Ken Rosenthal, at, the A’s would rather trade for Nick Johnson then sign Jason Giambi.

Also, Rosenthal believes the Dodgers and Yankees could once again discuss swapping Robinson Cano and Matt Kemp.

The Rockies could end up trading Huston Street, if they re-sign Brian Fuentes, reports Buster Olney at