Most baseball headlines on Monday revolved around Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. The right-hander is expected to make a decision either today or tomorrow, ahead of Friday’s deadline. However, several other important moves were made – even in the National League Central, where the Milwaukee Brewers signed first baseman Lyle Overbay to a Minor League deal with an invite to big league Spring Training.
“Morosi: Cubs have many reasons to want Tanaka, fewer to land him.” – Jon Morosi, FOX Sports
“Inbox: Will Cabrera remain with the Tribe?” – Jordan Bastian, MLB.com
“Bourjos hopes to steal 40 bases.” – Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Overbay returns to Brewers on Minor League deal.” – Dick Kaegel, MLB.com
“Wong tops MLB.com second base prospect list.” – Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, MLB.com
“Rosenthal: Opt-out clause can mean even bigger money for stars.” – Ken Rosenthal, FOX Sports