LAS VEGAS. The real free rein in baseball begins today at 5:00 pm ET, which is the end of a five-day period during which teams have exclusive rights to negotiate with their pending free agents.

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There is no better time to answer the most pressing questions of the new hot oven season. Here are answers to 20 questions about the current situation, from the hottest names in the market to trade candidates and larger properties, taken from dozens of sources at GM meetings.

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Okay, first of all, who’s signing Aaron Judge?

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The New York Yankees remain favorites not only because they have the greatest financial power in the sport and are the only team Judge has known in his ten-year professional career, but also because the rest of the free agent class doesn’t come close to being explicitly with the stated priorities of the organization.