MLB Trade Rumors: Six Teams Interested in J.T. Realmuto Deal

Michael Shapiro
Sports Illustrated

The MLB offseason's Hot Stove has completely frozen over the past couple of weeks, but Manny Machado and Bryce Harper continue to stir the pot and the rumor mill will keep churning.

Both superstar free agents are expected to command near record salaries.

Last month's Winter Meetings produced a few signing, including Patrick Corbin's six-year, $140 million deal with the Washington Nationals.

Here are all the latest transactions and rumors around baseball:

• Six teams are interested in catcher J.T. Realmuto, including the Braves, Dodgers, Astros, Padres, Rays and Reds. In return, the Marlins want a top prospect and more. (Joe Frisaro,

• The White Sox are continuing their pursuit of Manny Machado and appear to have a real chance. (Jon Heyman, Fancred)

• The Brewers are in "heavy pursuit" of an infielder to play second or third base. (Jeff Passan, ESPN)

• The Giants are among teams showing interest in free-agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu. (Ken Rosenthal, The Athletic)

• The Mariners and free-agent infielder Tim Beckham have agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million deal. (Craig Calcaterra, NBC Sports)

• The Nationals and free-agent second baseman Brian Dozier have agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal. (Jeff Passan, ESPN)

• The Braves and Marlines have discussed a trade regarding catcher J.T. Realmuto. (Craig Mish, Sirius XM)

• RHP Shelby Miller signed a one-year deal with the Rangers. (Ken Rosenthal, The Athletic)

• The Rangers have shown interst in utility infielder Josh Harrison. (Jon Morosi,

• The Indians and catcher Kevin Plawecki agreed to a one-year contract. (Bob Nightengale, USA Today)

• The Braves and Tigers discussions surrounding OF Nick Castellanos "have not progressed" over the last month. (Jon Morosi,

• Free-agent SP Dallas Keuchel is expected to wait on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado before signing with a new team. (Ken Rosenthal, MLB Network)

• The White Sox and Phillies could be interested in 3B Mike Moustakas if they miss out on the Manny Machado sweepstakes. (Jon Morosi,

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