Recap: Day 1 of the MLB Winter Meetings

Here is a look back at key news and rumors from the last 24 hours…

2013 MILB Winter Meetings

The Mets have also talked to teams about Jon Niese, Sandy Alderson told reporters today in Nashville. However, he added, he has discussed Niese with fewer teams than have asked about Dickey.

The Mets have interest in free-agent OF Ryan Ludwick.

The agents for free-agent infielder Cesar Itzuris are expected to meet with the Mets this week.

The Dodgers appear ready to outbid everyone for free-agent starting pitcher Zack Greinke, who when off the market should help increase demand for Dickey and Niese.

The Rockies are open to trading OF Dexter Fowler, but he will cost a major-league pitcher plus a top pitching prospect.

Grady Sizemore will miss a significant part of 2013 after having micro-fracture surgery.

Angel Pagan agreed to a four-year, $40 million deal with the Giants.