Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010
Report: Yankees targeting Carlos Zambrano?
After missing out on Cliff Lee, Bill Madden of the New York Daily News is reporting the Yankees are turning their attention to trading for Carlos Zambrano. Having already hired former Cubs pitching coach Larry Rothschild to fill the same position, Zambrano could be a perfect fit in the Bronx. (yahoo.com)
Carmelo not coming to Bulls, but another Nugget might be
The theory in Denver is that if the Nuggets trade Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks or New Jersey Nets, then they are going to strip their roster and rebuild. That means moving Chauncey Billups and most likely J.R. Smith.
The Bulls traded for Smith - and immediately traded him to Denver - a few seasons ago and would give the Bulls another strong weapon off the bench. (probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com)
Dunn to wear different number with White Sox
With Jake Peavy already wearing Adam Dunn's number 44 on the South Side, the White Sox have announced that their newest slugger will wear uniform number 32. (whitesox.com)
Jenks close to signing with Rays
Former White Sox closer Bobby Jenks is in negotiations with the Tampa Bay Rays and sources say a deal could be reached as early as Wednesday night. (hardballtalk.nbcsports.com)
Diamondbacks sign Xavier Nady
The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to sign Xavier Nady according to multiple reports. Nady, 32, hit .256 with six home runs in 347 at-bats with the Cubs in 2010. (mlbtraderumors.com)