The Rangers are looking for offensive firepower at the GM Meetings, writes Richard Durrett of ESPNDallas.com. “More or less we’ve been telling clubs our short-term needs are more on the offensive side,” GM Jon Daniels said. “We have some depth in a couple of areas organizationally and at the big league level. We’re open to different ideas.” Here's more out of the AL West..
- The Rangers and Cardinals remain strong potential trade partners with the Cards wanting Jurickson Profar or Elvis Andrus and Texas liking Shelby Miller, Oscar Taveras, and Matt Adams, tweets Jim Bowden of ESPN.com.
- The Angels are among the many clubs with interest in veteran free agent Eric Chavez, writes Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. The Yankees have discussed signing the third baseman and there appears to be mutual interest between Chavez and the D'Backs in a reunion.
- Todd Wills of ESPNDallas.com looks at potential Rangers target Masahiro Tanaka. Ultimately, Wills believes that the Rangers should focus their energy on trying to work a trade for the Rays' David Price.