Major League Baseball's annual Winter Meetings will kick off on Monday, meaning the Hot Stove will heat up throughout December.
Get the latest news, notes and trade rumors from MLB's Hot Stove as the Winter Meetings approach.
Here are all the latest transactions and rumors around baseball:
•The Yankees are interested in shortstop Manny Machado and plan to meet with him. However, New York will not pay $300 million for him. The Phillies, White Sox and "mystery teams" are "seen as main competitors." (Jon Heyman, Fancred)
• The Mets are expected to inquire about Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig. (Mike Puma, New York Post).
• The Cardinals have "engaged in talks" with LHP Zach Britton and Andrew Miller (Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch).
• The Dodgers have shown interest in White Sox 1B Jose Abreu (Ken Gurnick, MLB.com).
• At least six teams are in the Manny Machado sweepstakes, with the Yankees, Phillies and White Sox leading the pack (Ken Rosenthal, The Athletic).
• The Blue Jays met with representatives for free agent SP JA Happ (Shi Davidi, Sportsnet).