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10:30 PM ET, November 13, 2017


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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.
Yankees OF Aaron Judge signs deal to be Pepsi spokesperson  —  Aaron Judge is racking up the endorsement deals.  —  The New York Yankees outfielder, who is a virtual shoo-in to win the American League Rookie of the Year Award on Monday night, has signed a multiyear deal to be a national spokesperson for Pepsi.
Jill Disis / CNNMoney:   Yankees star Aaron Judge signs deal with Pepsi
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:
Dodgers' Cody Bellinger unanimous choice for NL Rookie of the Year
Discussion: True Blue LA
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
Gabe Lacques / Arizona Republic:   Cody Bellinger before the Dodgers
ESPN:   Aaron Judge unanimous pick as AL Rookie of the Year
Fox Sports:   Judge unanimous pick as AL Rookie of the Year
Fox Sports:   Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers named National League Rookie of the Year
Jeff Fletcher / BBWAA:
Another Dodgers winner, Cody Bellinger takes Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year
ESPN:   Best rookie season ever! Looking back at Aaron Judge's greatest hits
Fox Sports:
Marlins have Stanton on the market as GM meetings start  —  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) For sale: 28-year-old chiseled slugger who led the major leagues with 59 home runs, the most in 16 years.  —  Price: $295 million over a decade.  —  Complication: Giancarlo Stanton only goes where he wants to …
Joel Sherman / New York Post:
Two ex-Yankees will be in next round of manager interviews … ORLANDO, Fla. — Aaron Boone and Hensley Meulens will be in the next wave of candidates interviewed to succeed Joe Girardi as Yankees manager, The Post has learned.  —  Brian Cashman said Sunday that the team was suspending …
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:
Brian Cashman appears intrigued with adding a two-way player — such as Shohei Otani — to Yankees' roster  —  ORLANDO, Fla.—While Brian Cashman wouldn't address Shohei Otani directly—given that he's still under contract in Japan—the Yankees GM did address the possibility of having a two-way player on his roster.
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:   Yankees to interview Hensley Meulens, ex-Bomber and current Giants bench coach, for manager job
Kevin Spain / USA Today:
Dave Martinez to make around $1 million per season to manage Nationals  —  Dave Martinez's contract to manage the Washington Nationals is a three-year deal for $2.8 million, according to the Washington Post.  —  The Post reports there is a fourth year option for $1.2 million.
Discussion: Federal Baseball
UPI:   Atlanta Braves name Alex Anthopoulos new executive vice president and general manager
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:
Tigers GM: Losing Romine ‘a tough call’ as team tries to get younger  —  ORLANDO, Fla. - It was the Detroit Tigers' biggest move this offseason.  —  A day after the World Series ended, the Tigers lost utilityman Andrew Romine on waivers to the Seattle Mariners.
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler top of mind at general manager meetings
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers agree to minor league deal with Mark Montgomery
Carlos Beltrán / The Players' Tribune:
Muchas Gracias, Béisbol  —  Some of the best advice I have ever received in my life did not come from a ballplayer.  It came from a golfer, if you can believe it.  —  It was Chi Chi Rodríguez.  —  I have been in many conversations with Chi Chi.  He is a legend in Puerto Rico, and he is a very wise man.
Carlos Beltran ends 20-year career, announces retirement following World Series win
Discussion: Church of Baseball
Hot stove survey: Stanton to St. Louis?  Otani to the Bronx?  Insiders weigh in on the winter  —  As the Houston Astros decompress from their World Series celebration, the New York Yankees search for a manager, Derek Jeter charts the course of his new team and Scott Boras invents some entertaining …
Steve Buffery / Toronto Sun:
'Can't imagine a better fit': Blue Jays GM trying to acquire Shohei Otani  —  ORLANDO — Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins is looking to the Land of the Rising Sun to bring his club back into the World Series-contending light.  —  Atkins let it be known on Monday at the MLB GM meetings …
Just how good is Shohei Otani, anyway?
Discussion: Bleacher Nation
Zach Buchanan /
At the GM meetings, the Reds offseason begins in wait-and-see mode  —  After a day at the general managers' meetings in Orlando, Fla., Cincinnati Reds GM Dick Williams could finally check off a box high up on his offseason checklist.  He and the Reds front office had finally touched base with every single one of the other 29 teams.
Sam Henken / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Twins interested in Raisel Iglesias?
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 …
Phil Thompson / Chicago Tribune:
Jake Arrieta's son shows off his arm in pitch trick video  —  Chicago Tribune  —  This isn't the first time little Cooper Arrieta has upstaged his dad, Jake, and it probably won't be the last.  —  The Cubs pitcher's 6-year-old son throws a baseball through a ring that has been tossed …
White Sox GM says Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia not off table  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — After making news as Major League Baseball's most aggressive Hot Stove seller a year ago, Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn hasn't ruled out the possibility of another splash this winter.
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