- We now know that one of the Brewers free agents will not be back with the team. Yesterday, Zach Duke signed a three-year, $15 million dollar with the White Sox.
- In the Zach Duke signing, Jeff Sullivan sees it as a low risk deal for the White Sox, and analyzes what made Duke better last season.
- With Zach Duke gone, the Brewers still need to find another left-handed reliever for the bullpen. Steven Jewell of reviewing the Brew looks at the available free agent options.
- Who would be the better starting left-fielder for the Brewers: Khris Davis or Gerardo Parra? Justin Schultz of The First Out at Third builds a case for each to be the starting left fielder.
- Our MVBrewers series continued with the second of the Lesser Brewers yesterday. Derek posted a profiile of Marco Estrada. The next profile will be up this afternoon.
NL Central Update
- If the Cardinals approached Jason Heyward about a long-term extension, they may have to be ready to open their pocketbooks. Dave Cameron of FanGraphs explains how much he expects Heyward to receive on his next contract.
- Also on FanGraphs, Drew Fairservice explains why Jason Heyward has not spent much time in center field.
- The other big move of the day came in Oakland, where the Athletics signed Billy Butler to a three year, $30 million deal. Joon Lee of MLB Daily Dish has the details.
- The Mets have been trying to make Citi Field more hitter-friendly. They are moving in the fences again this offseason in an effort to help hitters.