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  2. Could Lind be traded quickly?

    Doug Mittler

    With the official start of the hot stove season almost here, who will be the first team to fan the flames? Joel Sherman of the New York Post suggests it could be the Toronto Blue Jays finding a new home for Adam Lind. The Jays could elect to pic...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  3. Impact of Chapman switching agents

    Doug Mittler

    Aroldis Chapman, who put up some numbers as historically dominant as any closer this side of Mariano Rivera, reportedly as changed agents. Jeff Passan on Yahoo Sports tweets the Cincinnati Reds' lefthander has switched from Hendricks Sports to Relat...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  4. Latest on Twins' managerial search

    Doug Mittler

    Give the Minnesota Twins credit for doing due diligence in their managerial search. It has been nearly a month since Ron Gardenhire was fired, and the club is still conducting interviews. According to various reports, including this one from Mike...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  5. Rays manager by Thanksgiving?

    Doug Mittler

    The Tampa Bay Rays may have been caught off guard by last week's departure of Joe Maddon, but they will not be rushed into naming a new manager. Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Tribune reports new president of baseball operations Matt Silverman and ...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  6. Zobrist a fit in LA?

    Doug Mittler

    Joe Maddon will not be following Andrew Friedman to the Los Angeles Dodgers, at least for the time being. But could one of Maddon's favorite players in Tampa end up at Chavez Ravine? The Rays will have until five days after the World Series to d...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  7. Could Guillen work for Maddon?

    Doug Mittler

    Ozzie Guillen is dropping some not-so-subtle hints that he would like to join the coaching staff on the next team managed by free agent Joe Maddon. "This is one guy I'd love to coach for," Guillen told Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times o...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  8. High demand for Hochevar?

    Doug Mittler

    The Kansas City Royals have demonstrated that a talented and deep bullpen can go a long way toward playing deep into October. The corps of relievers might have been even better if not for an injury to Luke Hochevar. The first overall pick in the...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  9. Odds of Markakis staying in Baltimore

    Doug Mittler

    The Baltimore Orioles want to get a new deal done with Nick Markakis and the homegrown outfielder wants to stay, but "a hometown discount has its limits," says Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com. The Orioles are expected to decline Markakis' $17.5 mi...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  10. Will Mike Maddux stay in Texas?

    Doug Mittler

    The Texas Rangers bypassed Mike Maddux as their new manager, but there are signs he could return for his seventh season as pitching coach. Maddux, whose contract is up on Halloween, told Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com he has had "positive talks...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  11. Does Butler have a future in KC?

    Doug Mittler

    The Kansas City Royals will soon have a decision to make regarding designated hitter Billy Butler, who has a $12.5 million option for next season. Butler posted a .271/.323/.379 slash line, marking the second straight year that all three numbers ...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  12. Will Jays shop Mark Buehrle?

    Doug Mittler

    The Toronto Blue Jays are willing to shop Mark Buehrle this winter, but the lefthander's $19 million contract for 2015 "will likely be a deterrent unless the club is willing to assume part of it," says Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Blue Jays ...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  13. Could Shields end up at Wrigley?

    Doug Mittler

    Somewhat overlooked by the virtuoso performance by the Giants' Madison Bumgarner on Sunday night was the solid outing by Royals counterpart James Shields, whose effectiveness in high-leverage games had been called into question. Shields' ERA in 1...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  14. Latest on Rays' managerial search

    Doug Mittler

    The Tampa Bay Rays plan to bring back the coaching staff that worked under the departed Joe Maddon, a move that could bode well for Dave Martinez, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Topkin reports that seven coaches are all signed throug...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  15. Outfield no longer an option for Duda

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Mets finally settled their first base situation in 2014 by trading away Ike Davis and watching Lucas Duda enjoy a breakout season with 30 homers and 92 RBI. Duda also spent time in the outfield in his first four big league seasons, b...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  16. Links from around the rink - Oct. 20

    Doug Mittler

    It has been a rough October for the Colorado Avalanche, who have just one win their first six games and are dealing with injuries to goaltenders Semyon Varlamov and Reto Berra. Despite the shortage, the Avs apparently have no interest in Ilya Bry...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  17. Desmond deal a DC priority

    Doug Mittler

    The Washington Nationals and Ian Desmond discussed a long-term deal last winter before the shortstop reportedly turned down a $90 million offer. With Desmond now one year away from free agency instead of two, the most pressing issue of the offsea...

    Blog | October 18, 2014