Could this AL West club make a move for Cease?

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nn”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:””,”thumbnail_url”:null,”type”:”oembed”,”width”:550,”contentType”:”rich”},{“__typename”:”Markdown”,”content”:”### Dec. 29: Angels, Mets reportedly interested in J.D. MartineznnMLB Network insider Jon Heyman writes in the New York Post that the Angels and Mets are “eyeing” designated hitter J.D. Martinez. Both clubs have a hole to fill at DH; the Angels saw Shohei Ohtani join the Dodgers earlier this month while the Mets non-tendered Daniel Vogelbach in November.nnMartinez, 36, had a fantastic 2023 season with the Dodgers, racking up 33 homers and 103 RBIs in 113 games. His 134 OPS+ was a four-year high. The D-backs are looking for a hitter like Martinez, per Heyman, but it’s not clear if they are specifically interested in him. Martinez spent the second half of the 2017 season with Arizona following a trade from Detroit. He put up a tremendous .302/.366/.741 slash line with 29 dingers in just 62 games with the D-backs.”,”type”:”text”},{“__typename”:”Markdown”,”content”:”### Dec. 28: Yankees, Rangers, Dodgers among teams interested in Josh HadernnPart of the reason that Hader hasn’t signed yet is due to his desire to get a contract “north” of the five-year, $102 million contract that Edwin Díaz signed with the Mets last offseason, per a new report from The Athletic’s Jim Bowden.nnBowden, who was speaking on CBS Sports HQ, said that while no club has “gone to the ballpark” of a nine-figure contract, the Rangers, Dodgers and Yankees are all in play for Hader. That said, Bowden says that all three teams would prefer to acquire a starting pitcher before a reliever.nnAdditionally, Bowden said that the Yankees are “hoping” to reacquire Jordan Montgomery in free agency, but would have no problem pivoting to Hader if Montgomery signs elsewhere.”,”type”:”text”},{“__typename”:”Markdown”,”content”:”### Dec. 27: Giants ‘big-game hunting,’ in on Snell, Bellinger, ChapmannnAfter missing out on Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto, both of whom landed with the rival Dodgers, the Giants are still “big-game hunting” on the free-agent market as they look to add more star power to their roster, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.nnPer Heyman, the Giants are in on many of the top free agents left on the board, including starter Blake Snell, third baseman Matt Chapman and outfielder Cody Bellinger.nnWhile San Francisco’s biggest addition to this point has been center fielder Jung Hoo Lee out of Korea, Heyman gets the sense the team is still leaning toward upgrading on the offensive side of the ball and considers Chapman the most likely of the three to land with the Giants.nnThe San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser also linked the Giants to those three players in an appearance on MLB Network on Tuesday while mentioning a reunion with pitcher Sean Manaea as another possibility.nnThe Giants were recently connected to another top free-agent starter, Japanese lefty Shōta Imanaga, in a report from MLB Network insider Jon Paul Morosi as well.”,”type”:”text”},{“__typename”:”Markdown”,”content”:”### Dec. 27: Angels reportedly interested in SnellnnWhile no one can replace the incomparable Shohei Ohtani in Anaheim, there are a number of available players who can address some of the glaring holes on the Angels’ roster. Starting pitching is perhaps the Halos’ biggest need, and the team appears to have some interest in one of the top arms left on the market.nnMLB Network insider Jon Heyman became the latest reporter to connect the Angels with Blake Snell, doing so on Wednesday. [MLB Network insider Jon Paul Morosi]( and The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal ([subscription required]( both reported last week that the Halos had touched base with Snell.nnThe


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