Numbers keep dropping for free agents
Updated: December 20, 2008, 5:35 PM ETBy Buster Olney
• Within this Mike DiGiovanna piece, there is word that the Angels have no intention of raising their offer to Mark Teixeira. The Red Sox are still in wait mode in the Teixeira talks, writes Michael Silverman. If the Nationals are serious players in this thing, you can't tell by reading the Washington-area papers. There has been almost no daily coverage of the negotiations. Maybe they know something. • Bobby Crosby was placed on waivers this week, and went unclaimed, writes Susan Slusser. This could be a way for Oakland to consider clearing payroll space for a pursuit of Orlando Cabrera.
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