• Maxx Tissenbaum, one of four Rays prospects playing in Australia this winter, is hitting .321, 12th-best in the league * * *
  • Nate Fish talks to the Jerusalem Post about the current state of baseball in Israel, while Peter Kurz seeks money for it in Cleveland * * *
  • Mazel tov to Oakland’s Nate Freiman and wife Amanda Blumenherst, who gave birth to William David Freiman on Friday * * *
  • Add Detroit to the teams possibly interested in signing free agent Craig Breslow, a left-handed reliever * * *
  • Bleacher Report predicts Dodgers might trade Joc Pederson to Phillies for Cole Hamels if they can’t make room for Pederson in the outfield * * *