The Hot Stove is burning and no one has arrived to put out the fire yet. With the Winter Meetings starting tomorrow, parts should start to move even more frequently as general managers from across the league are just a short walk away from each other. As for what big deals the Cleveland Indians could make, well....
Should Cleveland Indians take flyer on Boston's Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez? Hey, Hoynsie | Cleveland
In yesterday's edition of Hey, Hoynsie, Paul Hoynse pondered on the Indians potentially signing someone like Hanley Ramirez or Pablo Sandoval. His conclusion: It's not likely, but it's a great-than-zero possibility.
- Cleveland Indians head to winter meetings ready to play small ball | Cleveland
Also from Hoynes, the Indians are not looking like they will be making any huge acquisitions up front during the Winter Meetings.
Around the league
Giants join free-agent frenzy, agree to 5-year deal with Samardzija | FOX Sports
If you can't sign 'em, sign someone else. That was the San Francisco Giants' mindset when they lost out on Zach Greinke (to the Arizona Diamondbacks of all teams), and chose to sign former Chicago White Sox hurler Jeff Samardzija, instead.
Brandon McCarthy Twitter AMA
Brandon McCarthy invited fans on Twitter to ask him questions--every single answer is a new adventure.
stealing credit card info https://t.co/qOllG6EytV— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) December 6, 2015
Zack Greinke and the Importance of 2016 | FanGraphs
Jeff Sullivan on Zach Greinke and his importance to the Diamondbacks' plans going forward.
MLB The Show 16 Launches March 29th, 2016 on PS4, PS3 | Playstation
Not exactly hot stove news but Sony released new information and a trailer for the upcoming MLB The Show 16. American League MVP Josh Donaldson will grace the cover this year, so I don't think any Oakland Athletics front office personnel will be running out to buy it.