Market for Yoenis Cespedes and Justin Upton, plus player profiles

No signing is imminent, but several teams have expressed interest in free-agent outfielders Justin Upton and Yoenis Cespedes. Getty Images

According to sources close to Yoenis Cespedes and Justin Upton, negotiations for both players have picked up as the market becomes clearer. However, due in part to Chris Davis turning down that astronomical offer from the Orioles, agents for both players are still dragging out the process because Baltimore is a likely landing spot for one of the two outfielders if Davis signs somewhere other than Baltimore.

Baltimore isn't the only team interested in those players, of course, but most interested teams haven't been willing to consider the number of years the players have been seeking. That could change once the calendar flips to January.

Here is a look at the present market for the two players:

Most likely landing spots: Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox

Where they fit best: