Four free agents came off the board on the first day of the 2016 MLB winter meetings—a tetrad highlighted by Rich Hill’s re-signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Mark Melancon’s joining the San Francisco Giants.

But those deals were somewhat overshadowed by a slew of rumors and speculation surrounding some big names, which ranged from free agents like Aroldis Chapman and Edwin Encarnacion to potential trade targets such as Chicago’s Chris Sale and Kansas City’s dynamic duo of Lorenzo Cain and Wade Davis.

What does Day 2 of the winter meetings have in store?

Keep it here for the latest chatter and analysis of all the moves, and chime in with your thoughts in both the comments section below and on Twitter (@RickWeinerBR).


Done Deals

Tuesday: Boston trades SS Mauricio Dubon, RHP Josh Pennington and 1B/3B Travis Shaw to Milwaukee in exchange for RHP Tyler Thornburg, per FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman.

Tuesday: Boston trades OF Luis Alexander Basabe, RHPs Victor Diaz and RHP Michael Kopech and IF Yoan Moncada to Chicago in exchange for LHP Chris Sale, per Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal and USA Today‘s Bob Nightengale.

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