If you missed this afternoon’s special Winter Meetings edition of “Baseball Tonight”, CardNilly did a fine job of suffering so you didn’t have to.
The ridiculously on-top-of-things Ken Rosenthal says the Blue Jays have won the A.J. Burnett bidding war. (5 years, $55 million).
The Tacoma News Tribune’s Corey Brock reports Seattle have offered free agent P Kevin Millwood (above) a 4 year, $44 million contract, plus additional incentives. The Mariners are also said to be talking with Tampa Bay about OF Aubrey Huff.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Sam Rossi writes that 3B Bill Mueller is deciding between the Pirates and Dodgers, the former having proposed a two year deal. Rossi also claims the Bucs are in trade talks involving Sean Casey and Lyle Overbay.
The Chicago Tribune’s Dave Van Dyck expounds on the Cubs’ interest in Austin Kearns (above), Juan Pierre, Aubrey Huff, Julio Lugo, Joey Gaithright, Kevin Mench, Cliff Floyd and pretty much every player rumored to be trade bait over the last few weeks. Except Milton Bradley, whom the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Dejan Kovacevic says could become a Pirate.