A new report has the Tigers, Red Sox, and Giants as the final three teams on Castillo.
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The price tag may have moved north of the comfort zone for all but two teams.
The Phillies are the favorite … and are not expected to get him. A decision could come soon.
He gets a minor league deal and a hope to come up to the big club later this year.
One report suggests that they could be, together with four other big market teams. The price tag could head north of $50 million.
It’ll be fascinating to see where Castillo goes, and where the final price lands. (UPDATE: The Yankees, Tigers, and Red Sox might be most aggressive.)
Manfred was Bud Selig’s preferred successor, and is seen by many as the natural extension of Selig’s tenure.
The private workouts may soon come to a close, with the high bidders remaining in the race.
The lefty sounds as open to returning to Boston as the Red Sox sound open – aggressive, even – to bringing him back.
They reportedly not optimistic about their chances, which raises the looming “trade” question.
Rumors are swirling about the Yankees and Tigers in heavy on the Cuban outfielder.
Could the Cubs offer up any fits?
Is Castillo one too many outfielders for the Cubs? Ah, come on now. Don’t worry about that.
Updating yesterday’s report, and drilling down on the possibilities.