The flurry of moves that many predicted was quick to follow Masahiro Tanaka’s signing hasn’t materialized as of yet, with the rumor mill eerily silent as it pertains to potential trades that could do down between now and Opening Day.

But the rumor mill has picked up steam when it comes to free agency, with the future homes for a number of high-profile players yet to be determined.

Here are some of the latest rumors from around the league and my take on whether they are closer to being fact or fiction.


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