The Brewers and Blue Jays are continuing to work on a Lyle Overbay deal, with the Blue Jays offering Shea Hillenbrand and a young pitcher.
David Bush, David Purcey and Zach Jackson are mentioned as possibilities. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel also says that the Brewers would likely get Hillenbrand in order to trade him, possibly to Minnesota. Dec. 7 - 8:48 pm et
Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mariners' Meche a pitcher Reds may pursue
Dayton Daily News (registration required): "Meche is not a free agent, but there are reports that his Seattle team may not tender him a contract by today's deadline, making him a free agent, and a pitcher the Reds might pursue. He was 10-8 with a 5.09 ERA in 26 starts for the last-place Mariners."
Jays make overture to Garciaparra
Globe and Mail: "The agent for Nomar Garciaparra, Arn Tellem, met yesterday with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to general manager J.P. Ricciardi. 'Nomar's a player we have interest in,' said Ricciardi, who will now focus on adding offence to his lineup."