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
Ely Sussman / Fish Stripes: Offishial news, 11/16/21: Mets to hire Eppler; Beloit Sky Carp; Rogers gets runner-up
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
Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs / Bleacher Nation: Why Schwindel Got ROY Votes, the New Coach, State of Streaming, and Other Cubs Bullets
Benjamin Zweiman / DraftKings Nation: Randy Arozarena wins AL Rookie of the Year award
Jack Baer / MLB Baseball News, Scores …: Randy Arozarena's legend continues to grow as Rays star wins AL Rookie of the Year
Jeff Fletcher / BBWAA:
Gabe Kapler wins NL Manager of the Year after leading Giants to 107 victories — Gabe Kapler, who guided the Giants to a franchise-record 107 victories, was named National League Manager of the Year. Kapler jumped from eighth place on the 2020 ballot to the top spot in 2021.
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Brady Klopfer / McCovey Chronicles: Gabe Kapler wins Manager of the Year
-Jp / Brew Crew Ball: Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell finishes second in NL Manager of the Year vote
Eric Stephen / True Blue LA: Dave Roberts finishes 5th in Manager of the Year voting
David Pinto / baseballmusings.com: Kapler Captures Manager of Year
Jeff Fletcher / BBWAA:
Rays' Kevin Cash wins back-to-back Manager of the Year honors, a first in the AL — Kevin Cash of the Rays was named American League Manager of the Year, making him the first in the AL to win the award in consecutive seasons. — Bobby Cox won the award in consecutive seasons with the Braves, in the National League, in 2004 and 2005.
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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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors: Mets Finalizing Deal To Name Billy Eppler GM
David Pinto / baseballmusings.com: Eppler to the Mets — Reports indicate that the Mets agreed to make Billy Eppler their new general manager.
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Noah Syndergaard, Los Angeles Angels reach 1-year, $21 million deal — Right-hander Noah Syndergaard and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a one-year, $21 million deal, pending a physical, sources told ESPN on Tuesday. — Syndergaard, 29, spent the first seven seasons of his career …
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Matt Weyrich / NBCSports.com: Reports: Angels sign Noah Syndergaard to 1-year deal
David Goodkind / Halos Heaven: Angels reportedly reach 1-year deal with Noah Syndergaard
Kevin Henry / Call to the Pen: New York Mets broadcaster's perfect tweet about free agency, offseason
Sam Blum / The Athletic: Angels make high-risk investment in Noah Syndergaard, hoping for high-reward return in 2022
Pat Ragazzo / Sports Illustrated: Noah Syndergaard Shockingly Chooses Angels Over Mets In Free Agency
David Pinto / baseballmusings.com: Will He Last 40 Days? — The Angels go biblical, signing Noah Syndergaard to a one-year, $21 million contract:
Source: Toronto Blue Jays, right-hander Jose Berrios reach 7-year, $131 million extension — Jose Berrios has reached agreement on a seven-year, $131 million extension with the Toronto Blue Jays, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. — The deal is pending a physical.
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 …
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Anthony Franco / MLB Trade Rumors: Tigers Interested In Extension With Tucker Barnhart
Darren Hartwell / NBCSports.com: Report: Latest on Red Sox's competition for Schwarber in free agency
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
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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Phillies announce Baseball Operations additions — The Phillies have added the following personnel to the staff in Baseball Operations: — Howie Kendrick has been named special assistant to the general manager. Kendrick, 38, played in 1,621 games over parts of 15 seasons in the majors …
Mike DePrisco / NBCSports.com: Phillies hire Nats hero Howie Kendrick to front office role
From the Corner of Edgar & Dave:
Mariners Announce 2022 Major League Coaching Staff — Tony Arnerich (Hitting Coach), Kristopher Negrón (First Base Coach) and Andy McKay (Major League Coach & Sr. Director of Baseball Development) added to Big League staff; Manny Acta, Trent Blank, Jarret DeHart, Perry Hill …
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors: Mariners Announce 2022 Coaching Staff
John Trupin / Lookout Landing: Seattle Mariners finalize 2022 coaching staff
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.