When Zack Greinke completes his record-breaking deal this winter, it will affect other top MLB free agents. Where he signs—and for how much—determines the futures of other available pitchers.
The 29-year-old might commit during this week's winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Texas Rangers are his top suitors, while the Los Angeles Angels remain in the hunt (via Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times).
For various reasons, these prominent arms have a lot riding on Greinke's decision.