MLB hottest Phase Cardinals Eye Gray, Phillies Close In on Nola, Dodgers  Pursue Cease

Cardinals lead the  race for veteran pitcher sonny Gray

Phillies' contract  talks with  Aaron Nola gaining momentum, nearing a deal

Dodgers actively pursuing White Sox's Dylan Cease for their pitching rotation

Gray, 34,  showcased excellence with the Twins in the last two seasons

Nola's contract talks spark strong optimism for a quick agreement

White Sox open to trade offers, and the Dodgers seek to capitalize on Cease

Phillies potentially prioritizing Nola amidst limited involvement in other pitcher markets