• MLB rumors: Justin Verlander wants three years, Astros don’t; Dodgers may shift infield to fit star shortstop
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    MLB rumors: Justin Verlander wants three years, Astros don’t; Dodgers may shift infield to fit star shortstop

    We’re now into December, and the Winter Meetings are just around the bend. In terms of free agents and trade candidates, all the major names remain on the board, but that could change in the coming days. Given that assumed momentum, it’s time to check in on the daily supply of MLB rumors. Let’s do that now.  Astros’ reluctance may open up Verlander market It figures that the incumbent Houston Astros would have the edge when it comes to signing free agent ace and reigning AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander, but Jon Heyman writes that the Astros’ reluctance to offer the 39-year-old a third guaranteed year may be allowing…

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    The NFL trade deadline marks the last opportunity for teams to make a major shake-up before the stretch run of the regular season. Before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, general managers and coaches can swing deals to either gear up for a playoff push or look toward the future by clearing cap space or loading up on draft capital. And several notable names – including Von Miller, Stephon Gilmore and Zach Ertz – have already been moved ahead of the cutoff date. USA TODAY Sports has already detailed the notable players that could be moved this year as well as which teams are buyers and which ones are sellers. Check back for…

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