I feel like last night and today were productive,” Rays executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said. “… I think each day that’s gone on has kind of crystallized things a little more. I think that’s one of the areas in the next few days where something could happen. That said, it may drag on longer than that. But I think we’ve advanced the ball in some areas to potentially do some things sooner than later. Andrew Friedman at the Winter Meetings.