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Source: Rox eye free-agent slugger Santana
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The Rockies are taking a hard look at switch-hitting free-agent first baseman Carlos Santana as a run-producing corner bat, a source has told MLB.com. The club has not confirmed the pursuit of Santana.

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Bridich investigating late-inning options for Rox
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Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich acknowledged that the has had conversations with the Rays about closer Alex Colome — as was the hot rumor on Monday’s first day of the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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Black hopes for offensive consistency in 2017
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Manager Bud Black is looking for the Rockies to build on the 2017 season, when they made their first postseason trip in nine years.

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Could Cozart be a fit for Padres at shortstop?
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This winter, the Padres’ solution at shortstop might be more than a one-year stopgap. Free-agent Zack Cozart, who spent the past seven seasons with Cincinnati, has been linked to the Padres through reports. But the Padres have some talented prospects on the way that could change the way they look at the position for 2018.

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Giants knew challenge of wooing Stanton
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Giancarlo Stanton followed his heart as well as his mind in respectfully deciding the Giants weren’t the ballclub for him.

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Giants want balance of offense, defense in OF
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Giants general manager Bobby Evans admitted Monday that, when weighing the acquisition of an outfielder, the ballclub might have to consider a performer who’s lacking defensively if he’s competent offensively. Of course, the Giants would prefer not to make that sacrifice.

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Bid to win lunch with #PuigYourFriend
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For the sixth consecutive year, the Dodgers join MLB, MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network in a Winter Meetings charity auction, this time benefitting the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, in memory of the late pioneering baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years.

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Agent: LA never 'viable option' for Stanton
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Before accepting a trade to the Yankees that became official Monday, Giancarlo Stanton was never presented with an opportunity to accept a trade to his hometown Dodgers, his agent said Monday.

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Rockies put experiences up for special auction
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Rockies fans have the opportunity to bid on two unique experiences — one during Spring Training at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Ariz., the other a VIP treatment during the regular season at Coors Field — to benefit the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Three unique Padres experiences up for auction
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Three once-in-a-lifetime Padres experiences are up for grabs this week. Want to meet Wil Myers and Austin Hedges, dine with Trevor Hoffman or learn to hit from Mark McGwire? All are available in Major League Baseball’s sixth annual charity auction during the Winter Meetings. This year’s proceeds will go to the “Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship […]

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Giants support MLB auction for USF scholarship
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This year’s Winter Meetings charity auction has special meaning for Giants fans and San Franciscans. The auction, which is now live, is dedicated to the late Katy Feeney, the baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years.

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Solid Dodgers seek opportunity at Meetings
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After falling one win short of their first World Series title in 29 years, the Dodgers come to the annual convention not needing anything desperately. “We’re fortunate that a lot of the team is going to be coming back,” general manager Farhan Zaidi said last month. “We don’t feel we have any glaring needs. We’ll […]

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