Here are the latest, relevant hot stove rumors from around MLB:
Nov. 18: C Carlos Ruiz will re-sign with the Phillies on a three-year, $26 million deal (Gelb).
Nov. 18: The Rangers are interested in signing Shin-Soo Choo (Heyman).
Nov. 17: It remains to be seen if teams interested in OF Jacoby Ellsbury are willing to sign him for 6-8 years and pay $20 million per season (Cafardo).
Nov. 17: The Rangers are considering all of the marquis free agents this winter (Bowden).
Nov. 16: The Tigers almost certainly will not trade RHP Max Scherzer, but it is expected Detroit will trade RHP Rick Porcello (Olney).
Nov. 16: Multiple teams have approached the Indians about a trade for OF Drew Stubbs (Olney).
Nov. 16: Robinson Cano is willing to wait until January to sign a new deal (Harper).
Nov. 16: The Mariners would like to add a starting pitcher, closer, and two front line power hitters (Olney).
Michael Baron, Contributor
Nov. 16: The Mariners are worth watching this winter. They seem to have similar needs to the Mets, and they’re reportedly acting very aggressively in the market. They could impact the Mets if they’re overaggressive and decide to overpay free agents.