San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum headed 142 players filing for arbitration on Friday and is set to ask for a record salary when figures are exchanged next week.
The Sox hot stove will be burning at the winter meetings.
With the hot stove season about to get under way, Dave Cameron of FanGraphs gets an early start on free agency by looking at five creative moves that should be made.
Derek Jeter, David Ortiz and Roy Halladay led the usual slew of Yankees, Red Sox and Phillies picked for the All-Star Game. Joining in this year, a Brew Crew.
Based on that final balloting update, it appears the American League starting lineup for the All-Star game will be loaded with Yankees and Red Sox.
San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds extended his own record Tuesday by winning his 12th Silver Slugger award, given to the top offensive players at their positions in each league.