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11:30 AM ET, November 14, 2017


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Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Carlos Santana, Logan Morrison on Red Sox's radar?  —  With a clear hole at first base this offseason, the Boston Red Sox are considering several of the top available options at the position.  —  The Red Sox met with the representatives for free agent Logan Morrison on Monday, Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports.
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Schoendienst, 94, now is oldest living Hall of Famer  —  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  • The death Monday of former Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr at age 99 leaves former Cardinals infielder and manager Red Schoendienst the oldest living Baseball Hall of Famer at 94.
Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies … Hall of Fame second baseman Bobby Doerr has died at the age of 99, the Boston Red Sox announced on Tuesday.  —  Doerr, who died on Monday in Junction City, Ore., was dubbed the “silent captain” of the Red Sox by longtime teammate Ted Williams.
Discussion: FanRag Sports
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Mariners interested in Carlos Santana?  —  Yet again looking to add a first baseman in the offseason, the Seattle Mariners appear to be eyeing one of the top free-agent options at the position.  —  The M's are interested in Carlos Santana, reports Jon Morosi of MLB Network.
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe and MLB Daily Dish
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Angels interested in Logan Morrison?  —  Looking to upgrade their offense this offseason, the Los Angeles Angels reportedly have their eye on one of the free-agent market's top sluggers.  —  First baseman Logan Morrison is among the players the Halos have interest in, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
Jake Becker / New York Daily News:
Bobby Doerr, Red Sox Hall of Fame second baseman, dead at 99  —  Bobby Doerr, the oldest living major leaguer who enjoyed a 14-year Hall of Fame career with the Red Sox, died Monday in Junction City, Ore., the team announced.  He was 99.  —  Doerr, the second baseman known as the …
Associated Press:
Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99
Discussion: Over the Monster
Tom Schad / USA Today:   Hall of Famer, Red Sox legend Bobby Doerr dies at 99
Pedro Moura / Los Angeles Times:
Angels looking for a left-handed bat and already have eyes on one as offseason opens
Discussion: Halos Heaven
Associated Press:
Judge, Bellinger unanimous picks as Rookies of the Year  —  The only major question was whether it would be unanimous — and it was.  —  Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are baseball's Rookies of the Year, after their record-setting home run binges left no need for any dissenting opinions.
Dodgers 1B Cody Bellinger earns NL Rookie of the Year honors  —  Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger was named the unanimous winner of the National League Rookie of the Year award Monday, beating finalists Josh Bell of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Paul DeJong of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Fran Kilinski / New York Daily News:   Here are the eight other Yankees in addition to Aaron Judge who have won Rookie of the Year
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   DeJong finishes second in rookie voting; Cards shop for relief
UPI:   New York Yankees' Aaron Judge unanimous winner for 2017 AL Rookie of Year
Fox Sports:
Judge unanimous pick as AL Rookie of the Year
Discussion: Bless You Boys
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:
Dodgers' Cody Bellinger unanimous choice for NL Rookie of the Year
Discussion: BBWAA
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Cards, others know Stanton has all the power  —  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  • As the clock ticked toward baseball's Aug. 31 trade deadline and his staff gathered for seafood and yellow rice at his house, Detroit general manager Al Avila dispatched two trusted colleagues to go to an address and wait, a sheet of paper at the ready.
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Phillies unlikely to pursue Giancarlo Stanton?  —  As the offseason gets underway, teams aren't wasting time to discuss slugging outfielder Giancarlo Stanton with the Miami Marlins.  One of those clubs doesn't appear to be the Philadelphia Phillies.
Discussion: CBS Boston and
Fox Sports:
Marlins have Stanton on the market as GM meetings start
Discussion: MLB on Yahoo! Sports
Matt Gelb /   Giancarlo Stanton to the Phillies? Don't bet on it
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:
Yankees to interview Hensley Meulens, ex-Bomber and current Giants bench coach, for manager job  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — Add a new name to the Yankees' managerial search: ‘Bam Bam’ Meulens.  —  And add another name who would like to be considered for the job: Carlos Beltran.
Discussion: ESPN, Pinstripe Alley and The Comeback
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:   Brian Cashman appears intrigued with adding a two-way player — such as Shohei Otani — to Yankees' roster
Chicago Tribune:   Japanese star Shohei Otani is the talk of the GM meetings
Steve Buffery / Toronto Sun:
'Can't imagine a better fit': Blue Jays GM trying to acquire Shohei Otani
Discussion: and Bluebird Banter
Jon Heyman / FanRag Sports:
Heyman |  Dodgers and Cubs interested in Orioles closer Britton  —  ORLANDO — The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers are two of the teams that have spoken to the Baltimore Orioles about star closer Zach Britton, sources tell FanRag Sports.  It is believed that a couple other teams …
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Orioles entertaining offers for Zach Britton?  —  With the offseason underway, Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton's name is back in the rumor mill.  —  Reportedly shopped ahead of this year's trade deadline, Britton is once against drawing interest from bullpen-needy teams.
Discussion: Camden Chat and Cubs Insider
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Royals eyeing Cameron Maybin?  —  Facing the prospect of replacing Lorenzo Cain in center field, the Kansas City Royals could be targeting another free-agent outfielder.  —  The Royals have interest in Cameron Maybin, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports.
CBS Chicago:
Levine: White Sox Will Be Patient On Trade Market But Have No Untouchables  —  By Bruce Levine-  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — Arguably the most active team in baseball last season, the White Sox may be sitting on the sidelines early on the trade market and free-agent market this offseason.
Discussion: South Side Sox
Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune:   White Sox GM Rick Hahn on trading Jose Abreu or Avisail Garcia: ‘Everything is in play’
ESPN:   White Sox GM says Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia not off table
Joel Sherman / New York Post:
Yankees will keep at least one familiar face in the dugout  —  Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild (right) looks on as Masahiro Tanaka warms up.  —  MORE FROM: … ORLANDO, Fla. — The Yankees will have a new manager but will keep continuity with at least the same pitching coach.
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:   Pitching coach Larry Rothschild to return to Yankees, may be only coach from Joe Girardi's staff to be retained
Associated Press:
Lou Gehrig's bat from last 2 homers up for auction  —  NEW YORK — The bat Lou Gehrig used to hit his last two home runs, in an exhibition game in 1939, is being auctioned off again.  —  Once owned by actor Kurt Russell's family, the bat is part of a Yankees Legends offering by Heritage Auctions.
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