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8:30 AM ET, November 14, 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.
Fran Kilinski / New York Daily News:
Here are the eight other Yankees in addition to Aaron Judge who have won Rookie of the Year  —  Aaron Judge is just the latest Yankee to win Rookie of the Year.  Here are the other eight:  —  1951, Gil McDougald  —  The first Yankee player to win the Rookie of the Year Award …
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
DeJong finishes second in rookie voting; Cards shop for relief  —  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  • Any other year one of the best years ever by a Cardinals rookie shortstop would have been enough to win the National League Rookie of the Year.  —  This year, Cody Bellinger happened.
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge unanimous winner for 2017 AL Rookie of Year  —  The verdict was a unanimous one as New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was named the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday.  —  Judge received all 30 first-place votes in the voting conducted by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
ESPN:   Dodgers 1B Cody Bellinger earns NL Rookie of the Year honors
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:   Dodgers' Cody Bellinger unanimous choice for NL Rookie of the Year
Fox Sports:   Judge unanimous pick as AL Rookie of the Year
Jill Disis / CNNMoney:   Yankees star Aaron Judge signs deal with Pepsi
Gabe Lacques / Arizona Republic:   Cody Bellinger before the Dodgers
ESPN:   Aaron 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
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.
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 …
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.
Clark Spencer / miamiherald:
Giancarlo Stanton ‘running the show’ on any potential trades
Discussion: and FanRag Sports
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.
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:   Yankees to interview Hensley Meulens, ex-Bomber and current Giants bench coach, for manager job
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
Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune:
White Sox GM Rick Hahn on trading Jose Abreu or Avisail Garcia: ‘Everything is in play’  —  Photos of White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu.  —  Chicago Tribune  —  Rick Hahn didn't watch much of the postseason, but when he did tune in, the White Sox general manager saw plenty of familiar faces.
Chicago Tribune:   Japanese star Shohei Otani is the talk of the GM meetings
ESPN:   White Sox GM says Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia not off table
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Astros' Luhnow savors overdue title  —  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  • Jeff Luhnow wasn't always sure.  The Houston Astros' general manager admitted Monday that doubt occasionally would creep into his mind that the tear-it-down, build-it-back-up process designed to lead his team to a championship …
Carlos Beltrán / The Players' Tribune:
Muchas Gracias, Béisbol  —  Some of the best advice …
Carlos Beltran ends 20-year career, announces retirement following World Series win
Discussion: Church of Baseball
Tom Schad / USA Today:
Hall of Famer, Red Sox legend Bobby Doerr dies at 99  —  The Boston Red Sox announced Tuesday morning that Hall of Fame second baseman Bobby Doerr, who was the oldest living major league baseball player, died Monday at the age of 99.  —  Doerr, a nine-time All-Star, is the only member …
Alex Butler / UPI:
Mookie Betts: Boston Red Sox OF bowls perfect game at World Series of Bowling
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 …
Pedro Moura / Los Angeles Times:
Angels looking for a left-handed bat and already have eyes on one as offseason opens  —  Logan Morrison hit 38 home runs for the Rays last season with an .868 on-base-plus-slugging percentage.  (Chris O'Meara / Associated Press)  —  With only one proven second baseman available in free agency …
Jeff Fletcher / Orange County Register:
Angels eyeing Logan Morrison to upgrade offense
Discussion: and MLB Trade Rumors
Matt Gelb /
Phillies could hire unconventional bench coach for Gabe Kapler  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — The bench coach is typically considered a manager's closest confidant, the man in the dugout who points everything in the right direction.  That is especially true for a first-year manager like Gabe Kapler.
Expert picks: Manager of the Year  —  EDITOR'S PICKS  —  Complete coverage of the four major MLB awards: Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and MVP.  —  We asked 27 of our experts to give us their predictions for who will win baseball's four majors awards — Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and MVP.
John Harper / New York Daily News:
Mickey Callaway aims to reduce Mets' pitching injuries with analytics and research  —  Whatever other qualities Mickey Callaway brings as the new manager of the Mets, let's be honest about it: He was hired to rejuvenate a starting rotation whose 2015 brilliance has been buried under a heap …
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Kevin Spain / USA Today:
Dave Martinez to make around $1 million per season to manage Nationals
Discussion: Federal Baseball
Phil Thompson / Chicago Tribune:
Jake Arrieta's son shows off his arm in pitch trick video
Steve Buffery / Toronto Sun:
'Can't imagine a better fit': Blue Jays GM trying to acquire Shohei Otani
Matt Gelb /
Giancarlo Stanton to the Phillies? Don't bet on it
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:
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