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30 teams, 30 rumors: All the buzz from Day 3

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The great thing about the Winter Meetings is that every club is involved. No matter who you root for, there is going to be a rumor or two tied to your team every day of the proceedings.

With that in mind, here's a look at the most intriguing rumors attached to each club, as of Wednesday night.

The great thing about the Winter Meetings is that every club is involved. No matter who you root for, there is going to be a rumor or two tied to your team every day of the proceedings.

With that in mind, here's a look at the most intriguing rumors attached to each club, as of Wednesday night.

Hot Stove: Track free agents

American League East

 Orioles : The Orioles, who continue to wait and see if Chris Davis accepts their contract offer, also need to fill a void in the outfield and have been linked to free agents Alex Gordon, Denard Span and Justin Upton. More >

 Red Sox: The Red Sox are looking for Rusney Castillo to lock down the starting job in left field, though management admits he's a bit of a wild card heading into the season. More >

 Yankees: The Yankees continue to listen to trade offers for both closer Andrew Miller and outfielder Brett Gardner, but nothing has matched up with New York's asking price thus far. More >

 Rays: The Rays continue to stand pat, though president of baseball operations Matt Silverman said, "We're also looking at deals that will bolster our Major League club this year." More >

 Blue Jays: With Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion set to hit free agency after the 2016 season, team president Mark Shapiro didn't rule out retaining both players past next year, but admitted it would be difficult. More >

AL Central

 White Sox: The White Sox filled their top need at third base, getting Brett Lawrie from the A's in exchange for pitchers Zachary Erwin and J.B. Wendelken. More >

Video: Rick Hahn on White Sox trading for Brett Lawrie

 Indians: The Indians could use an offensive upgrade and the club has engaged the Reds in discussions regarding All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier, though no deal appears imminent. More >

 Tigers: The Tigers continued their bullpen makeover, acquiring left-hander Justin Wilson in a trade with the Yankees for two pitching prospects. More >

 Royals: The Royals are waiting for the outfield market to take shape before they know if they have enough financial flexibility to bring back Gordon. More >

 Twins: Twins general manager Terry Ryan reiterated that Trevor Plouffe will be the club's third baseman next year, shooting down reports indicating Plouffe could be dealt this offseason. More >

AL West

 Astros: The Astros found the bullpen help they desired in a trade for Phillies closer Ken Giles -- though the deal is pending a physical -- and showed interest in free-agent starter Yovani Gallardo. More >

Video: ATL@PHI: Giles fans Ciriaco to end the game

 Angels: The Angels could free up payroll by trading starting pitcher C.J. Wilson (set to earn $20 million in 2016) and one potential suitor is the Rockies, with speculation that outfielder Carlos Gonzalez could be the return for the Halos in such a deal. More >

 A's: The A's were busy on Day 3, trading Lawrie to the White Sox for two pitching prospects and agreeing on a deal with veteran reliever John Axford. More >

 Mariners: After making his third trade in as many days, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said it is "highly unlikely" there are any more moves on the immediate horizon. More >

 Rangers: The Rangers would like to work out a contract extension with veteran third baseman Adrian Beltre, who can become a free agent after the upcoming season. More >

National League East

 Braves: Though the Braves may not be done making moves this offseason, Wednesday seemed to be a day more for reflection than rumors. After acquiring a significant return of Ender Inciarte, Dansby Swanson and Aaron Blair in the Tuesday trade that sent Shelby Miller to Arizona, president of baseball operations John Hart and general manager John Coppolella spent Wednesday discussing the Braves' seemingly bright future. More >

 Marlins: President of baseball operations Michael Hill seemingly put a stop on Wednesday to the endless trade rumors that had surrounded Marlins ace Jose Fernandez throughout the first two days of the Winter Meetings. Hill insisted that the club never had any intention of trading Fernandez, despite those rumors dominating an otherwise quiet week for the Marlins. More >

 Mets: After learning that they had missed out on free agent Ben Zobrist on Tuesday, the Mets wasted no time finding an alternative option at second base. New York acquired Neil Walker from the Pirates on Wednesday in exchange for pitcher Jon Niese. More >

Video: Duquette breaks down Walker being traded to Mets

 Nationals: It's no secret that the Nationals' top priority entering the Winter Meetings was to upgrade their bullpen. They took a step in the right direction on Wednesday by signing reliever Shawn Kelley, though they remain unsuccessful in their attempts to trade relievers Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen. The club is also believed to be pursuing free-agent starter Mike Leake. More >

 Phillies: Following weeks of speculation, the Phillies finally found the right deal for closer Ken Giles. Philadelphia reportedly traded its highly regarded young closer to the Astros on Wednesday, a source told MLB.com's Brian McTaggart. The Phils are expected to receive a sizable haul, totaling four players, in return. More >

NL Central

 Brewers: Milwaukee continued its rebuilding process on Wednesday, trading cleanup hitter Adam Lind to the Mariners in exchange for a trio of teenage pitching prospects. It's unclear what the Brewers' plan is at first base in 2016, though 27-year-old Jason Rogers is an in-house candidate. More >

 Cardinals: Though the Cardinals remain heavily focused on free agent Jason Heyward, they are unlikely to have any resolution regarding their top target when they leave the Winter Meetings on Thursday. General manager John Mozeliak discussed the club's pursuit of Heyward on Wednesday, but said that the club is unsure what contractual terms it would take to retain Heyward. More >

Video: Matheny on Heyward, rotation and NL Central

 Cubs: The Cubs have had a busy offseason thus far, but arguably their biggest need -- a center fielder -- has yet to be addressed. Chicago could attempt to bring free agent Dexter Fowler back next season, while the club has also had talks with Heyward and looked into potential trade possibilities with other clubs. Either way, general manager Jed Hoyer doesn't expect a resolution by the end of the Winter Meetings. More >

 Pirates: Pittsburgh acquired Niese from the Mets on Wednesday in exchange for Walker, who had spent his entire career with the Pirates. In Niese, however, the Pirates filled out their rotation, with the southpaw stepping into the vacancy left by J.A. Happ's departure. More >

 Reds: Trade talks regarding Frazier heated up on Wednesday, with the Reds reportedly discussing possible deals with multiple teams. That said, Cincinnati was unable to find the right trade and will continue fielding offers after general manager Walt Jocketty said the Reds were "underwhelmed" with the offers thus far. More >

NL West

 D-backs: With the D-backs already making gigantic splashes by landing both Zack Greinke and Miller over the past week, manager Chip Hale spent Wednesday focusing on the current roster instead of further changes. The team has no other immediate needs that it plans to address in the short-term, though a number of position battles could await come spring. More >

 Dodgers: President of baseball operations Andrew Friedman indicated on Wednesday that the Dodgers aren't focused solely on pitching, despite the recent departure of Greinke and near-acquisition of Aroldis Chapman. Friedman added that much of the Dodgers' time at this point is being spent in trade talks, as opposed to free agents, though it's unclear who exactly the club may be targeting. Rumors on Wednesday, however, did link the Dodgers to Yankees reliever Miller. More >

 Giants: Don't be fooled by the Giants' lack of moves at this week's Winter Meetings, as the club is apparently mulling over a number of possible moves. San Francisco remains in the market for another starting pitcher, with Leake heading a list that also includes other pitchers such as Johnny Cueto, Ian Kennedy and Doug Fister. The team is also still seeking an outfielder, with Gordon and Fowler believed to be among its targets. More >

 Padres: The Padres made it clear on Wednesday that their top priority is finding someone to fill their void at shortstop. General manager A.J. Preller and new skipper Andy Green both discussed the importance of finding a shortstop, though it's unclear who the Padres are targeting after Starlin Castro, one potential option, was traded to the Yankees on Tuesday. More >

 Rockies: Rumors heated up on Wednesday surrounding the Rockies potentially trading away Gonzalez. Reports indicated that other clubs are also inquiring about fellow outfielders Corey Dickerson and Charlie Blackmon, though no deal seems imminent. More >

Austin Laymance and Paul Casella are reporters for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.