Here are a few more minor notes from the Winter Meetings…
- The Rays did not select or lose any players in the Major League portion of today’s Rule 5 Draft.
- Home plate collisions have been outlawed in Major League Baseball.
- Fernando Rodney is looking for $10 million per year and a contract 2-3 years long. There has been speculation that the Mariners are interested. [Jon Heyman]
- Marc Topkin says the Rays have “expressed interest” in Kevin Youkilis. [Marc Topkin]
- Roberto Hernandez has agreed to a contract with the Phillies. [Jim Salisbury]
- Former Rays outfielder Justin Ruggiano has been traded by the Marlins to the Cubs. [MLBTR]
- JD Martin, the minor leaguer that was “really disappointed” with how the Rays handled him at the end of the season, has signed with a team in Korea. [Jon Morosi]