The 2019 Winter Meetings are here.

If the early goings of this offseason are any indication, then the Winter Meetings in San Diego are going to be pretty explosive. We’ve already seen the signings of Zack Wheeler, Yasmani Grandal and Will Smith, three of the hottest free agents on the market.

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This year, we’ve got some massive names still available: Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon and Stephen Strasburg are three of the most valuable players searching for new homes, as Madison Bumgarner is another name to watch over the coming days. There are no shortage of suitors for any player, either, with all 30 squads looking to upgrade in some way, with the Winter Meetings the first big opportunity to make that happen.

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The last few years of the meetings haven’t really been conducive to hot-stove action, with Andrew McCutchen the centerpiece signing of a dead four days in Vegas in 2018. This year could be a stark difference.

Sporting News will be tracking all completed deals, trades and more, and offering quick analysis and thoughts where appropriate while the 2019 Winter Meetings are underway.

MLB Winter Meetings tracker 2019: List of signings, trades

This section will be updated.

MLB trade rumors

Dec. 3: The Mets could look to shop two veterans to alleviate some payroll: Jeurys Familia and Jed Lowrie are on the block, according to the Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.

Dec. 1: Miguel Andújar missed most of 2019 with a shoulder injury, and could find himself in a new uniform come 2020, a report says.

Dec. 1: Could Josh Hader be on the move? The Brewers could look to trade him this offseason, reports say. Here are five teams who could make sense for the relief ace.

MLB free agency rumors

Dec. 9: The White Sox are in on both Marcell Ozuna and Nicholas Castellanos, and have a “great chance” at landing one of them, per Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi.

Dec. 8: The Yankees may or may not have tendered a contract offer to Gerrit Cole. 

Dec. 3: The Yankees are all in on Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg, per reports. That’s a good thing for New York and its fans.

Top 2020 MLB free agents

1. Anthony Rendon 3B
2. Gerrit Cole SP
3. Stephen Strasburg SP
4. Madison Bumgarner SP
5. Josh Donaldson 3B
6. Hyun-Jin Ryu SP
7. Nicholas Castellanos OF
8. Marcel Ozuna OF
9. Didi Gregorius SS
10. Dallas Keuchel SP

For a more comprehensive ranking, visit Sporting News’ definitive free agent ranking for 2020.

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