Jeff Fletcher / BBWAA:
Reds' Jonathan India nearly unanimous as NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year — Reds second baseman Jonathan India received 29 of 30 first-place votes to win the National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. — India and runner-up Trevor Rogers were the only players named on every ballot.
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Tim Stebbins / NBCSports.com: Wisdom, Schwindel left off both Chicago ROY ballots
Kris Willis / Talking Chop: Jonathan India, Randy Arozarena take home 2021 Rookie of the Year Awards
David Pinto / baseballmusings.com: India Landslide — Jonathan India of the Reds wins the NL Jackie Robinson Award for Rookie …
Jeff Fletcher / BBWAA:
Rays' Randy Arozarena wins Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year after previous postseason success — Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena was named American League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year. — Arozarena played in 25 postseason games the previous two seasons but maintained his rookie status in 2021.
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Paul Hoynes / Plain Dealer: Rays' Randy Arozarena named AL Rookie of the Year; Cleveland's Emmanuel Clase fifth
Jack Baer / MLB Baseball News, Scores …: Randy Arozarena's legend continues to grow as Rays star wins AL Rookie of the Year
Benjamin Zweiman / DraftKings Nation: Randy Arozarena wins AL Rookie of the Year award
Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:
New York Mets' search for new GM set to land on Billy Eppler, sources say — The New York Mets' long and winding search for a new head of baseball operations finally ended Monday. — Billy Eppler, the former Los Angeles Angels general manager who previously spent more than a decade …
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Robert Murray / FanSided:
Around the Horn: Notes and MLB trade rumors for 11 teams — Coming out of the annual GM meetings, Around the Horn takes a spin around the league looking at MLB trade rumors and offseason buzz for 10 teams. — Everyone, and I mean everyone, in the industry expect the owners to lock …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors, Bleacher Nation, NBCSports.com, Cubbies Crib and MLB Baseball News …
Anthony Franco / MLB Trade Rumors: Tigers Interested In Extension With Tucker Barnhart
Michael Cerami / Bleacher Nation: Lukewarm Stove: Other FA Starters Signing Soon? DET Getting Busy, SD Not Standing Pat, “A Lot of Teams” Interested in Schwarber, More
Darren Hartwell / NBCSports.com: Report: Latest on Red Sox's competition for Schwarber in free agency
Miami Marlins acquire RHP Louis Head from Tampa Bay Rays — MLB, Miami Marlins, Tampa Bay Rays — MIAMI — The Miami Marlins acquired right-hander Louis Head from the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday for either a player to be named later or cash. — Head made 27 appearances for the Rays this past season, two of them starts.
Bill Oram / The Athletic:
Gone in a blink: The inside story of Alex Caruso's departure from the Lakers — SAN FRANCISCO — Alex Caruso woke up to an avalanche of alerts Wednesday morning. He was a lead topic on morning debate shows and the reason much of the Lakers' global fanbase was, to put it mildly, pissed.
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Jacob Rude / Silver Screen and Roll: The Lakers wanted Alex Caruso to take less money to help them save on luxury taxes
Elias Schuster / Bleacher Nation: Smart Adjustments, COBY WHITE TIME, Alex Caruso Revenge Game, and Other Bulls Bullets
Julio Lugo, shortstop for 2007 champion Boston Red Sox, dies at 45 — MLB, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies — Julio Lugo, who played for seven teams in a 12-year major league career and was the shortstop …
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Jhoulys Chacin, Colorado Rockies reach deal — DENVER — Right-hander Jhoulys Chacín is staying with the Colorado Rockies, agreeing Saturday to a guaranteed $1.25 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses.
R.J. Anderson / CBSSports.com:
MLB free agent predictions: Landing spots for top 20 players, with Yankees signing Correa; Bryant to the Mets — Major League Baseball's offseason is officially underway, with free agents able to sign wherever they please. Some players, like left-handed pitcher Andrew Heaney …
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Josh Timmers / Bleed Cubbie Blue: BCB After Dark: A choice of destinations
Andrew Mearns / Pinstripe Alley: NYY news: Judge wants to be Yankee for life
Adam J. Morris / Lone Star Ball: Anderson's free agent predictions have Rangers busy
Evan Altman / Cubs Insider: Cubs Once Again Linked to Corey Seager, Predictions Might Be More Than Idle Chatter
Tim Healey / Newsday:
After season-long suspension, how much does Robinson Cano have left? — Get ready for Robinson Cano to be relevant again. — With his season-long steroid banishment complete, Cano began playing in the Dominican Republic winter league in recent days and will attend spring training with the Mets.
Darragh McDonald / MLB Trade Rumors: Mets Notes: Cano, Rotation, Manager
Joe Rutter / Greensburg Tribune-Review:
Mike Tomlin: Mason Rudolph ‘gave us a chance to win’ in 1st start of the season for Steelers — Mason Rudolph got most of the snaps with the first-team offense in practice, so he was prepared to play when coach Mike Tomlin called Saturday night and said he would be starting Sunday against the Detroit Lions.
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Nick Piecoro / Arizona Republic:
Sources: Arizona Diamondbacks expected to name Brent Strom as pitching coach — The Diamondbacks are on the verge of hiring Brent Strom as their new pitching coach, a source said Friday, a move that would give them a highly respected instructor at a time when the organization is desperate to improve its run prevention.
Discussion: FanGraphs Baseball
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Party of two? Cardinals, Brewers lay ‘groundwork’ at GM Meetings while NL Central rivals seem set to downshift — CARLSBAD, Calif. — With planes to catch, homes to reach, and, for at least one official, a car to rent for a quick scouting peek across the border in Mexico …