MLB Winter Meetings 2015

Astros acquire Ken Giles from Phillies (1:16)

Jim Bowden explains why the Astros decided to acquire relief pitcher Ken Giles from the Phillies. (1:16)

WHAT: Baseball Winter Meetings

WHEN: Dec. 7-10, 2015

WHERE: Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tenn.



-- Phillies deal closer Giles to Astros for 3 prospects, sources say
-- White Sox fill 3B hole by getting Lawrie from A's
-- Tigers bolster pen by getting Wilson from Yanks
-- Mets, Pirates complete Walker-for-Niese deal
-- Mariners get first baseman Lind from Brewers
-- Source: Axford, A's agree to 2-year, $10M deal


-- Cubs agree with INF/OF Ben Zobrist: 4 years, $56M
-- Cubs trade SS Starlin Castro to Yankees for RHP Adam Warren
-- D-backs acquire RHP Shelby Miller from Braves for OF Ender Inciarte, RHP Aaron Blair and SS Dansby Swanson
-- Tigers agreed to terms with RHP Mark Lowe on a two-year contract
-- Cubs agreed to terms with RHP John Lackey on a two-year contract
-- Cardinals trade OF Jon Jay to Padres for 2B Jedd Gyorko and cash


-- Red Sox traded LHP Wade Miley and RHP Jonathan Aro to Seattle for RHP Carson Smith and LHP Roenis Elias
-- Royals agreed to terms with RHP Chris Young on a two-year contract

What's new?

-- Law: Astros get swing-and-miss stuff from Giles, but at what cost?Insider
-- Crasnick: Can Mattingly turn around the Marlins?
-- Lawrie gives White Sox versatility, power potential
-- Giants shop for a starter to make #EvenYear dreams real
-- After whiffing on Zobrist, Mets deal Niese to Bucs for Walker
-- Winter Meetings Daily: Wednesday
-- Saxon: Could Utley be Dodgers' everyday 2B?
-- Schoenfield: Mariner's Dipoto having productive offseason
-- Law: M's get useful bat in LindInsider
-- Olney: Dodgers should drop pursuit of ChapmanInsider
-- Schoenfield: D-Backs ready to challenge in NL West
-- Stark: Surprising D-backs shake up NL West


-- Bowden: Team-by-team winter meetings checklistInsider
-- Stark: Starting pitcher market and interested teams to watch
-- Photos: Top player targets heading into Nashville
-- Bowden: Front offices with the most work to doInsider
-- Kahrl: MLB's 30 general managers ... who are they?
-- Bowden: Team-by-team breakdown of the front officesInsider
-- Keri: Wish list for every NL team
-- Keri: Wish list for every AL team

Key links

-- Free Agent Tracker
-- Keith Law's top 50 free agentsInsider
-- Jim Bowden: Pricing the top 50 free agentsInsider
-- Szymborski: How much are the top 25 free agents worth?Insider
-- Law's free agent buyer's guidesInsider
-- Rumors
-- Photos: MLB Hot Stove transactions
-- MLB Hot Stove page