5 Impact Deals That Could Happen at 2019 MLB Winter Meetings

December 06, 2019 - 9:48 am

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, last offseason's top two free agents, both took over 100 days to make their free agent decisions. Fortunately, there are early indications that none of this offseason's top trio - Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon - will take nearly that long making decisions on their respective futures.

Whether any of them will have a new contract by the conclusion of the MLB Winter Meetings - which run from Dec. 8 to Dec. 12 - is less clear.

With that in mind, here's a look at five transactions that could take place during what is typically one of the most active weeks on the hot stove calendar: