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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
UPI:   New York Yankees' Aaron Judge unanimous winner for 2017 AL Rookie of Year
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
Gabe Lacques / Arizona Republic:   Cody Bellinger before the Dodgers
ESPN:   Aaron Judge unanimous pick as AL 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.
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.
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 …
Matt Gelb /   Giancarlo Stanton to the Phillies? Don't bet on it
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 …
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 …
Associated Press:
Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99  —  Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the “Silent Captain” of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and life-long friend Ted Williams, has died.  He was 99.  —  Doerr died Monday, the Red Sox said Tuesday in a statement.
Discussion: Over the Monster
Alex Butler / UPI:
Mookie Betts: Boston Red Sox OF bowls perfect game at World Series of Bowling
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.
Chicago Tribune:   Japanese star Shohei Otani is the talk of the GM meetings
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:
Yankees to interview Hensley Meulens, ex-Bomber and current Giants bench coach, for manager job
Discussion: ABC News and The Comeback
Steve Buffery / Toronto Sun:   'Can't imagine a better fit': Blue Jays GM trying to acquire Shohei Otani
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
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:   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.
ESPN:   White Sox GM says Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia not off table
Jeff Fletcher / Orange County Register:
Angels eyeing Logan Morrison to upgrade offense  —  Logan Morrison is among the players the Angels are considering as they look to beef up their offense, a source confirmed.  It is likely he is one of many players the Angels are pursuing, with the offseason in its early stages.
Discussion: and MLB Trade Rumors
Pedro Moura / Los Angeles Times:
Angels looking for a left-handed bat and already have eyes on one as offseason opens
Discussion: Halos Heaven
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Rangers have eye on Japan, but not just Ohtani, Darvish  —  Surrounded by luxury and overwhelming resort security, Major League Baseball's 30 general managers assembled Monday at the Waldorf-Astoria Orlando and immediate cut to the day's first order of business.  —  Lunch.
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.
Discussion: MLB on Yahoo! Sports
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 …
Jorge Castillo / Washington Post:
Nationals to pay new Manager Dave Martinez a base salary of about $1 million per year  —  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mike Rizzo's work in Florida this week won't conclude when he and his peers around the majors disperse from the general managers' meetings at the Waldorf Astoria on Wednesday afternoon.
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