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Buster Olney / ESPN:
White Sox have limits on Manny Machado, Bryce Harper  —  The White Sox slashed their payroll in recent seasons as they traded away players such as Chris Sale and Adam Eaton and went about the business of stockpiling prospects.  This leaves them in perfect position to grow their payroll now …
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Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:
Column: As slow starts to baseball's hot stove league become the norm, are the winter meetings still necessary?  —  Chicago Tribune  —  Another year of baseball's winter meetings has come and gone, and most of the top free agents remain available.  —  In addition to the two competing …
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:
GM Rick Hahn calls trade for Yonder Alonso — Manny Machado's brother-in-law — a ‘baseball deal’  —  Chicago Tribune  —  All in the White Sox family.  —  Despite Yonder Alonso being the brother-in-law of marquee free agent Manny Machado, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn stated …
WKYC-TV:
REPORT |  Cleveland Indians trade 1B Yonder Alonso to Chicago White Sox  —  The Indians are expected to receive outfield prospect Alex Call in return for the 31-year-old Alonso  —  A busy week of dealing for the Cleveland Indians continues on Friday evening as the Tribe reportedly has sent …
Scott Lauber / Philly.com:
Texas lefty Mike Minor among top targets as Phillies close in on adding a relief pitcher
Chris Cotillo / Union-News:   Boston Red Sox' Dave Dombrowski in favor of offseason deadline
ESPN:
Yonder Alonso headed to White Sox in trade with Indians
Discussion: South Side Sox
Pete Caldera / Daily Record:
Here are some Yankees, Mets questions to ponder after Winter Meetings in Las Vegas
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball and NorthJersey.com
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
MLB notebook: Orioles hire Cubs' Hyde as manager  —  The Baltimore Orioles hired Brandon Hyde to be their new manager Friday, hoping his experience as Cubs bench coach will help the team move forward while in rebuilding mode.  —  Hyde takes over for Buck Showalter, who was fired …
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Associated Press:
Orioles looking to new manager Brandon Hyde to help lead rebuild  —  BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles hired Brandon Hyde to be their new manager Friday, hoping his experience as Cubs bench coach will help the team move forward while in rebuilding mode.  —  EDITOR'S PICKS
Discussion: baseballmusings.com
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Now that the smoke has cleared, a look back at the Rangers' winter meetings  —  The MLB winter meetings are over, and that's always a good thing.  —  After five days and four nights, when many baseball people never leave the hotel hosting the event, it's time to see the sun and breathe the fresh air.
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Evan Grant / Dallas Morning News:   3 things the Rangers still need to address after the winter meetings, including what to do with Jurickson Profar
Ben Frederickson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
BenFred: Manfred's fight against shifts is commissioner's latest whiff  —  Ben Frederickson is a sports columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  You can follow him on Twitter (Ben_Fred), Instagram (benfredpd) and Facebook (BenFredPD).  —  There is new evidence to introduce to my argument …
Discussion: baseballmusings.com
TC Zencka / MLB Trade Rumors:
Market For Troy Tulowitzki  —  There are six teams currently in the running to sign shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter).  Tulo and his agent plan on narrowing the field as early as today.  —  Though they've been rumored as a logical landing spot …
Ryan Ford / Detroit Free Press:
Will the Detroit Tigers' one-year deal with pitcher Tyson Ross pay off?  —  Who will start for the Detroit Tigers in 2019 after their offseason acquisitions  —  The Detroit Tigers agreed to a one-year deal with right-handed pitcher Tyson Ross at this week's Winter Meetings with the hope …
Alex Pavlovic / NBCSports.com:25 minutes ago
Sources: Giants interested in Kevin Pillar trade with Blue Jays  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants still do not consider themselves anywhere near the Bryce Harper chase.  Over four days in Las Vegas, they added two outfielders to their 40-man roster, both of whom are just prospects potentially fighting for bench roles.
Kevin Kernan / New York Post:
Why Todd Frazier will be in Peter Alonso's grill at Mets spring training  —  The Toddfather is living up to his nickname, and come spring training, the mentoring of Mets slugging prospect Peter Alonso will go into overdrive in Port St. Lucie, Fla.  —  Todd Frazier called equipment manager Kevin Kierst …
 
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Athletics' Chapman undergoes procedure on left shoulder
Discussion: Athletics Nation
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Molina recovering from knee surgery, back to training by New Year's
Bobby Nightengale / Cincinnati.com:
As Winter Meetings end, Cincinnati Reds want to add starting pitching, center fielder
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:
Infielder Daniel Descalso is on the Cubs' radar, but the rival Cardinals also are showing interest
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Bradford Doolittle / ESPN:
What each team should do next after the winter meetings
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