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3:00 PM ET, November 14, 2017


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Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
From 7,000 miles away, Shohei Ohtani - Japan's Babe Ruth - has MLB teams dreaming big  —  ORLANDO - He's here, but he's not here.  —  You can visualize him, but you can't see him.  —  Shohei Ohtani, 23, the most fascinating man in baseball, is 7,000 miles away from baseball's general manager meetings …
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Schoendienst, 94, now is oldest living Hall of Famer
Jake Becker / New York Daily News:   Bobby Doerr, Red Sox Hall of Fame second baseman, dead at 99
Tom Schad / USA Today:   Hall of Famer, Red Sox legend Bobby Doerr dies at 99
Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies
Discussion: FanRag Sports
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.
Chad Jennings / Boston Herald:
Don't bet on Red Sox trading for Giancarlo Stanton  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — From the sound of things in sunny Florida, it might be time to rain on the Red Sox' offseason parade.  At least when it comes to the biggest name on everyone's mind at this year's general managers meetings.
Fox Sports:
Marlins have Stanton on the market as GM meetings start
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Phillies unlikely to pursue Giancarlo Stanton?
Matt Gelb /
Giancarlo Stanton to the Phillies? Don't bet on it
Discussion: New Jersey Online
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.
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.
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.
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
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   DeJong finishes second in rookie voting; Cards shop for relief
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Padres to make run at Eric Hosmer?  —  The San Diego Padres could be a surprise suitor in this winter's Eric Hosmer sweepstakes.  —  The Pads are internally discussing the idea of pursuing the coveted free-agent first baseman, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Royals eyeing Cameron Maybin?
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Angels interested in Logan Morrison?
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 …
Jesse RogersESPN / ESPN:
Offseason moves the Cubs should make to keep their playoff streak alive  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — Are the Chicago Cubs at a crossroads?  —  Not exactly.  Not after making it to the postseason three consecutive years with a young core that should still be getting better.
Discussion: Bleacher Nation
Kyle Brasseur / ESPN:
Rumor Central: Orioles entertaining offers for Zach Britton?
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.
CBS Chicago:
Levine: White Sox Will Be Patient On Trade Market But Have No Untouchables
Discussion: South Side Sox
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  —  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
Dave Clark /
Could Zack Cozart, Todd Frazier, Jay Bruce get multi-year deals averaging $12M/year?  —  Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart (2011-current) and former Reds Todd Frazier (2011-2015) and Jay Bruce (2008-2016) were all teammates in Cincinnati from 2011 (when Cozart and Frazier made their MLB debuts …
Discussion: CBS Cleveland
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.
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Prospects pushing Cardinals to create room by moving outfielders  —  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  • This past weekend, in Mexico, a Cardinals outfielder that the team doesn't quite yet know what to do with capped an outstanding weekend with just another four-run, three-hit, two-double game for the Mayos de Navojoa.
Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:
Are the Cubs looking to trade Jason Heyward?  ‘Not at all’  —  Photos of Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward.  —  Chicago Tribune  —  The Cubs aren't actively shopping Jason Heyward, despite last week's rumors that had him going to the Giants.  —  “That whole rumor was out of nowhere with zero base for truth …
Jon Heyman / FanRag Sports:
Twins like Darvish and Arrieta — but Darvish tops list  —  ORLANDO, Fla. - Everyone's looking for pitching, they say.  But perhaps no one is looking for pitching with as much interest or enthusiasm as the Twins, who are targeting the very top pitchers on the rotation market and on the bullpen market …
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