If you are on the East Coast consider this an early morning update.
The Beltran rumors were brought back to life by the Globe's Nick Cafardo who reported that the two teams met tonight to discuss a deal. Is Ells on the table? If he is the Red Sox didn't help his trade value with when Tito said his ribs were still hurting and then Theo had to walk back the comments.
You can cross Matt Diaz off of the potential outfielder list for the Red Sox, the Pirates signed him.
It seems like most teams in the AL East are going after Russell Martin.
The Red Sox are looking at Scott Downs, Pedro Feliciano, Brian Fuentes, Ron Mahay, Arthur Rhodes, Kevin Gregg and Matt Guerrier for bullpen help according to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe.
Tito continues his media tour in Orlando. Watch below: