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- Mariners make waves on Day 3 of Meetings
The Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., does not have a Starbucks, but on Wednesday, otherwise known as Day 3 of Major League Baseball's 2013 Winter Meetings, there was still plenty of Seattle to discuss.
- Winter League roundup: Arcia paces Aragua's outburst
Aragua scored four runs in the first and four more in the sixth, eventually finishing with 13 in a victory over Caracas on Wednesday. Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia went 4-for-5, scored twice and knocked in three runs, and first baseman Hector Gimenez added his fifth homer in four nights -- a two-run shot in the first.
- Yankees, Reds reportedly discussed Phillips deal
The Reds and Yankees have held trade talks regarding All-Star second baseman Brandon Phillips, MLB.com confirmed via an industry source on Wednesday night.
- Angels keep tabs on free agents as Meetings wind down
Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto called Wednesday a "relatively quiet day" and said that the chances he signs a free agent before the Winter Meetings wrap up Thursday morning are "highly unlikely."
- Dodgers poised to exit Meetings unchanged
The Winter Meetings will close Thursday without the Dodgers concluding a significant deal, general manager Ned Colletti predicted Wednesday night.
- Scioscia leans toward keeping Trout second in lineup
Angels manager Mike Scioscia didn't particularly lay out his lineup while addressing the media during the Winter Meetings on Wednesday, but he gave the impression that Mike Trout would bat second in front of Albert Pujols.
- Big deals done, Mets look to trading Davis or Duda
General manager Sandy Alderson has two left-handed-hitting first basemen on his roster and would ideally like to deal one of them for a young, controllable pitcher. Yet he cautioned on Wednesday that he will not make a deal just to make a deal.
- Mets agree to two-year deal with Colon
The Mets moved to bolster their starting rotation on Wednesday, agreeing to a two-year, $20 million contract with free-agent right-hander Bartolo Colon. The deal is pending a physical.
- Giants' Mapson among Scout of the Year winners
Doug Mapson, Bill Bryk, Howard McCullough and Bill Kearns were honored at the 30th Annual Scout of the Year banquet at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday.
- No left fielder yet, but Giants have time to fill spot
The final full day of baseball's Winter Meetings concluded Wednesday without the Giants acquiring the left fielder they seek to complement their roster. Fortunately for them, the search has barely begun, and intriguing free agents such as Jeff Baker and Michael Morse remain available.