Seattle is now leading the pack to sign P Jeff Weaver.
Colorado may be looking to trade Todd Helton. The Rockies chairman questions paying one player almost a 3rd of the team payroll. Helton scheduled to make 16.6 mil this season, while the team payroll is 55 mil.
Toronto showing interset in P Ron Villone.
The NYY will be expandintg there opportunities, in both baseball and business in China. They already have a working agreement with the Yomiuri Giants.
NY Mets sign P Aaron Sele, to minor league deal.
Cinn Mgr, Jerry Narron is high on Rule 5 draft pick Josh Hamilton, who has not played much the past two seasons due to injury and drug suspensions.
The Red Sox finally finalize the contract for J.D. Drew. It is 5-yrs, 70 mil, with an opt out for Boston in 2010 and 2011, if shoulder injury recurs.
CWS sign Darin Erstad.
Astros sign Morgan Ensberg, Adam Everett and Jason Lane, avoiding arbitration.
Seattle signs P Arthur Rhodes to a minor league deal.
Cubs release P Glendon Rusch.
Detroit signs P Joey Eischen to minor league deal.
NY Mets sign mgr, Willie Randolph to a 3-yr extension.
Oakland signs OF Bobby Kielty to a 1-yr deal.
Pitt signs OF Jody Gerut to a 1-yr deal.