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Hot Stove
Winter Meetings

Winter Meetings archive

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Day 1

GMs, teams hit ground running

From new rumors that Manny Ramirez, the gifted outfielder for the Red Sox, can once again be had for the right price, to a flurry of teams finalizing deals begun over the weekend, the 2006 Winter Meetings are officially open for business in Orlando.

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GM Sabean says Giants want Bonds back

General manager Brian Sabean said Monday that the Giants are definitely interested in bringing Barry Bonds back to San Francisco, with the two sides having exchanged multiple offers. Bonds is seeking a one-year deal with a vesting option for 2008.

On Day 1, Rangers come to terms with Padilla

One day down, one item off the Rangers' winter checklist. Righty Vicente Padilla has agreed to a three-year contract worth $33 million, with an option for a fourth year. GM Jon Daniels has not officially announced the deal, pending a physical.
No Manny deal imminent at Meetings Yanks undecided on Bernie's status
Twins looking for the right pitching fit Phils hope Burrell can return to form
Mariners may make pitch for Manny Dodgers' deal for Manny unlikely
Reds near 'Stormy' Monday splash Riccardi addresses rumors on Day 1
White Sox GM practicing patience Tigers field pitching offers at Meetings
Cashman planning Igawa contract talks Red Sox notes: Foulke could still return
A's name Ty Van Burkleo hitting coach Phils notes: Gillick weighing options
Nats notes: Loss of Guillen nets pick Jennings not bothered by trade rumors
Schuerholz tight-lipped at Meetings A's targeting Piazza as next DH
Bauman: Everyone looking for pitching Brewers meet with Orioles on Day 1
Nats could be involved in Ramirez deal Pettitte to impact Astros' decisions
Giants bring back Aurilia, re-sign Feliz Astros up in the air about Backe
Business opens at Winter Meetings Winter Meetings Whispers: Day 1
Wait-and-see approach for Angels Byrnes expects Winter Meetings to heat up
All quiet on Bucs' front at Meetings Indians ready to take some risks
Padres strongly focused on Maddux O's Lopez drawing interest at Meetings
Mets' Minaya narrows focus to pitching First Civil Rights Game set |
Cubs aim to add starter soon Cards to keep Carpenter through 2011
Quiet start to Winter Meetings for Rays Jose Guillen signs on with Mariners
Reds PR man wins Fishel Award Giants sign Aurilia to two-year deal
Giants re-sign third baseman Feliz Royals' Bishop wins scouting award
Witt wins Joe Bauman Award McEacharn claims Warren Giles Award
Minors president has youthful vision Forlini honored for dedication
Getting primed for the Rule 5 draft Weathers reportedly returning to Reds
Tribe targets Borowski for closer role Cubs' Wilken receives scouting award

Sights & Sounds

Winter Meetings wrapup, Day 1:

Vinny Micucci and Jim Leyritz discuss the signings of Chris Carpenter, Jose Guillen, Rich Aurilia and Pedro Feliz. 350K

MLB announces Civil Rights Game:

Jimmie Lee Solomon, MLB's vice president of baseball operations, announces the Civil Rights Game. 350K's Sullivan on Rangers buzz:

T.R. Sullivan joins Baseball Today to discuss the Rangers pursuit of Barry Zito, re-signing Vincente Padilla, and their quest for a big bat. 350K

Jimmie Lee Solomon interview:

MLB executive Jimmie Lee Solomon sits down with to talk Hot Stove season. 350K
• Winter Meetings Special, Dec. 4: 350K • Under the Lights, Dec. 4: 350K
• Baseball Today, Dec. 4: 350K • Scribe Molony on Baseball Today: 350K
Winter Meetings Day 1 gallery Sullivan on Rangers' wish list
Molony on Manny, latest rumors