Saturday's are normally quiet in the baseball off-season. With only observational newspaper experience, I would guess it is that way because the papers hold the juicier tidbits of information for the larger Sunday editions. Despite this, the internet has made access to every major paper accessible, and, as result, tidbits from across the country can be aggregated to provide an article larger than the parts.
Here are some of those parts. Addressed are Aaron Rowand's possible destination, who has the best chance to land Miguel Cabrera, the truth of the Yankees' 4YR offer to Mike Lowell, Mariano Riveria's free agent status and the sense of David Eckstein's self-worth.
From the LA Times
Colletti described his pursuits of the three players as being in their initial stages
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From The Boston Globe
Another possible destination could be the Los Angeles Dodgers,
From NY Daily News
The Yankees are not engaged in talks to bring Mike Lowell to New York to play first base, according to sources. ....report were pursuing Lowell with the caveat that he move across the diamond...That report, according to a source, was "pure fantasy."
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Eckstein, the 2006 World Series MVP at shortstop, apparently is looking for a contract comparable to the four-year, $36 million deal Julio Lugo signed with the Red Sox last December, which might prove a stumbling block...