With the MLB Hot Stove burning red-hot, free agent rumors are now flying fast and furiously, as the annual GM meetings are set to take place this week.
GMs from all 30 Major League clubs will convene in Milwaukee to wheel and deal, with clubs trying to improve themselves ahead of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons.
The usual big spenders in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Los Angeles are joined by a few newcomers, including the newly-renamed Miami Marlins, who have cash to spend ahead of the opening of their new stadium.
Apparently interested in every free agent under the sun, the Marlins have already begun reaching out to numerous players they hope could stoke interest in their ballclub to coincide with the unveiling of their new home in the Little Havana district of Miami.
As with all rumors, things change daily, even hourly, so let's take a look at some of the higher-profile rumors currently circulating around baseball just before the dawning of the general manager meetings.