30 teams, 30 rumors: Day 3 in Nashville

30 teams, 30 rumors: Day 3 in Nashville

The great thing about the Winter Meetings is that every club is involved. No matter who you root for, there is going to be a rumor or two tied to your team every day of the proceedings.

With that in mind, here's a look at the most intriguing rumors or news attached to each club. Check back for regular updates.

American League East

  Orioles: The Orioles put out a couple of trade offers for a starting pitcher and met with Chris Davis' agent Scott Boras, though no progress was reported on a deal to bring the slugger back to Baltimore. More >

  Red Sox: The Red Sox have already done some heavy lifting this offseason, so they don't appear inclined to deal for another front-line starter to slot behind recently signed David Price. More >

  Yankees: The Yankees upgraded at second base by acquiring Starlin Castro from the Cubs, but they might not be done dealing. The Yanks are still in the market for pitching and general manger Brian Cashman said he's been active on the trade front searching for depth in the rotation and bullpen. More >

  Rays: Rays vice president of baseball operations Erik Neander said his club is in "listening mode." While rumors of a potential deal with the Cubs for infielder Javier Baez have cooled, other clubs are said to covet the Rays' starting pitchers. More >

  Blue Jays: The Blue Jays have been quiet so far, but new general manager Ross Atkins said the club is "a little bit closer" to making a roster move. The Blue Jays are in the market for starting pitching and relief help, and are likely to fill needs via free agency. More >

AL Central

  White Sox: The White Sox are rumored to be in serious trade discussions with the A's to acquire Brett Lawrie, who would fill a need at third base. More >

  Indians: The Indians want to upgrade their offense without dealing one of their starting pitchers; meaning backup catcher Roberto Perez could be an under-the-radar trade chip. More >

  Tigers: The Tigers added a reliever in Mark Lowe, but Detroit still wants to add a lefty and has checked in on Franklin Morales and other free agents. More >

  Royals: The Royals have a few fallback options at corner outfield if they are unable to re-sign Alex Gordon. They've been linked to free agent Gerardo Parra and Reds right fielder Jay Bruce, plus an internal candidate in Jarrod Dyson. More >

  Twins: The Twins are shopping for relief help and general manager Terry Ryan said he has a better feel for the market. Minnesota has been linked to free-agent lefties Antonio Bastardo and Tony Sipp. More >

AL West

  Astros: The Astros are shopping for bullpen arms, though no deals appear imminent. Still, the club has been linked to Phillies closer Ken Giles and Nationals setup man Drew Storen, among others. More >

  Angels: General manager Billy Eppler suggested the Angels could exceed the $189 million luxury-tax threshold to sign the right player, presumably among the likes of coveted free agents Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, Gordon, Yoenis Cespedes and Davis. More >

  A's: The A's have a few trade chips in infielders Brett Lawrie and Danny Valencia, and are reportedly close to dealing Lawrie to the White Sox for a pair of prospects. More >

  Mariners: The Mariners, looking for help at first base, have talked with free agent Mike Napoli and inquired about a trade with the Brewers for Adam Lind. As for an internal candidate, don't rule out Jesus Montero. More >

  Rangers: The Rangers have been thwarted in their quest to trade for starting pitching, but they appear intrigued with free-agent lefty Cliff Lee, who has not pitched in the big leagues since 2014. More >

National League East

  Braves: After weeks of trade speculation surrounding Shelby Miller, the Braves finally found the right deal to move the right-hander on Tuesday. The Braves received a sizable haul in return from the D-backs, acquiring Ender Inciarte, Aaron Blair and Dansby Swanson, the top overall selection in the 2015 Draft. More >

  Marlins: Teams continued to inquire about Jose Fernandez on Tuesday, but the Marlins have still yet to hear an offer worth entertaining. Though the Marlins insist they're not looking to move Fernandez, they are at least listening to the approximately 20 teams that have called in regards to the ace. More >

  Mets: The Mets' offseason plans took a major hit on Tuesday when Ben Zobrist, their clear-cut top target this winter, instead signed a four-year deal with the Cubs. New York will now need to find an alternative plan, one that could include bringing back Daniel Murphy, though the Mets are not believed to have the same level of interest in Murphy as they had in Zobrist. They could also pursue free agent Howie Kendrick, though they have maintained he is not in their plans, or look for an in-house replacement. More >

  Nationals: It's no secret that the Nationals' top priority remains bolstering their bullpen, though they are yet to make much progress on that front. They are believed to have had talks with the Pirates regarding closer Mark Melancon, but they are still trying to find potential trade partners for Jonathan Papelbon and Storen, two of their main relievers from last season's second-half collapse. More >

  Phillies: The Phillies have continued to field inquiries regarding young closer Giles, though no deal is believed to be imminent. That said, GM Matt Klentak hinted on Tuesday that a smaller deal could be completed by the end of the Winter Meetings. Though he was unclear on the specifics, it could potentially be for a reliever. More >

NL Central

  Brewers: The main question facing the Brewers remains whether to trade Jonathan Lucroy or attempt to build the franchise around the 29-year-old catcher. A number of teams have reached out to Milwaukee regarding Lucroy, who finished fourth in NL MVP voting in 2014 before struggling through an injury-riddled season this past year. More >

  Cardinals: While the Cardinals continue to monitor the market for Heyward and starting pitching, the club made a smaller move on Tuesday to shore up its need for a utility infielder. St. Louis acquired infielder Jedd Gyorko from the Padres in exchange for outfielder Jon Jay, though more moves are likely still on the horizon. More >

  Cubs: Tuesday was a busy day for the Cubs, starting with signing second baseman Zobrist to a four-year, $56 million deal. After emerging victorious in the Zobrist sweepstakes, the Cubs turned around and traded second baseman Castro to the Yankees in exchange for starting pitcher Adam Warren and a player to be named later. More >

  Pirates: The Pirates are continuing to evaluate possible replacements for Pedro Alvarez at first base. The club is open to a number of options, including possibly adding a left-handed hitter to platoon with Michael Morse or bringing in a regular first baseman for the job, such as Napoli. They could also ultimately choose to give Morse a shot at being the everyday first baseman. More >

  Reds: Following the developments that halted a potential Aroldis Chapman trade on Monday night, the Reds on Tuesday were left re-evaluating their strategy for this week's Winter Meetings. The club still remains hopeful about making a move before leaving Nashville, as Cincinnati continues to listen to offers for any of its players, though Bruce and Todd Frazier seem to be the next most logical trade chips. More >

NL West

  D-backs: Arizona continued its frenzied offseason on Tuesday, acquiring Miller from the Braves, just hours after making the Zack Greinke signing official. The D-backs paid a steep price to pair Miller alongside Greinke, sending Inciarte, Blair and Swanson -- the club's No. 1 overall pick in 2015 -- to Atlanta. More >

  Dodgers: After their potential trade for Chapman was put on hold on Monday night, the Dodgers turned their attention toward possibly acquiring Marlins ace Fernandez. Though landing Fernandez would certainly help ease the blow of losing Greinke, the Marlins are believed to be asking a steep price in return, especially in the wake of the package the Braves received for Miller. The Dodgers are also believed to have some interest in right-hander Kenta Maeda, who was posted by his Japanese club on Tuesday. More >

  Giants: The Giants already made their big move this offseason when they signed Jeff Samardzija to a five-year, $90 million deal ahead of the Winter Meetings. The club now has few vacancies to fill at this point, though San Francisco will need to replace Yusmeiro Petit in the long relief/spot starter role. More >

  Padres: The Padres crossed a need off their offseason to-do list on Tuesday, acquiring left-handed-hitting outfielder Jay from the Cardinals in exchange for infielder Gyorko. Adding a left-handed bat was just one of a number of things on San Diego's radar for this week, however, as general manager A.J. Preller said the team continues to be active in both trade and free-agent discussions. More >

  Rockies: Colorado signed veteran relievers Jason Motte and Chad Qualls to two-year contracts on Tuesday. Both players could get a shot to pitch in the later innings with closer Adam Ottavino out until at least June following Tommy John surgery last May, though Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich said the club will continue to seek additional bullpen help. More >

Austin Laymance and Paul Casella are reporters for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.