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  1. Will Roenicke survive in Milwaukee?

    Doug Mittler

    Ron Roenicke is the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers, at least for now. The Brewers were a first-place team for the first five months of the season before a 9-22 finish dropped them clear out of the playoffs. The seat under Roenicke would appear ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. No plans to deal Stanton?

    Doug Mittler

    The Miami Marlins have no intention of dealing superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, even if they are unable to agree on a long-term contract this winter, reports Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. The long-term fate of Stanton on South Beach w...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  3. Coaching continuity in Arizona

    Doug Mittler

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have not decided on a new manager, but the new skipper may have minimal say as to his coaching staff. Zach Buchanan of the Arizona Republic writes "it's possible the Diamondbacks will have only two coaching positions to f...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  4. Everth Cabrera on shaky ground?

    Doug Mittler

    After seeing his stock take a precipitous fall, Everth Cabrera may no longer be assured of being the San Diego Padres' Opening Day shortstop in 2015. Cabrera was a National League All-Star in 2013, but his batting average plunged 51 points to .23...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  5. Will Yankees spend on pitching?

    Doug Mittler

    It is a knee-jerk reaction to connect the New York Yankees to any high-priced free agent, but that may not necessarily be the case this winter. George King of the New York Post wrote Monday "the early industry vibe is the Yankees aren't going to ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  6. Who replaces Gardenhire?

    Doug Mittler

    The Minnesota Twins are looking to hire just their third manager since the Reagan Administration following the decision of general manager Terry Ryan to part ways with Ron Gardenhire on Monday. Gardenhire was dismissed following four consecutive...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  7. Third base options in Baltimore

    Doug Mittler

    The Baltimore Orioles have until 10 a.m. ET Thursday to finalize their roster for the American League Division Series against Detroit, but manager Buck Showalter indicated that he may make up his mind today, says Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com. Wi...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  8. Phillies seek power bat

    Doug Mittler

    Adding a power outfield bat is one of the primary offseason goals for the Philadelphia Phillies, but it could come down to whether general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is willing to take another huge financial risk. Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com repo...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  9. Gardenhire's future in Minnesota

    Doug Mittler

    The offseason managerial sweepstakes could take an interesting turn depending on what happens this week in Minnesota, where Twins general manager Terry Ryan will decide on the fate of manager Ron Gardenhire. Gardenhire, who has a contract for 201...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  10. Could Dayton Moore return to Atlanta?

    Doug Mittler

    Postseason baseball returns to Kansas City for the first time since 1985 on Tuesday, and with it comes some vindication for Royals general manager Dayton Moore, who took over during the 2006 season and did not have a winning season until 2013. Be...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  11. Zobrist staying in Tampa Bay?

    Doug Mittler

    One of the big offseason decisions for the Tampa Bay Rays involves a $7.5 million option on Ben Zobrist, who started at five positions plus designated hitter and led the club with a .354 on-base percentage. Zobrist, who turns 34 next season, has ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  12. Shoemaker's role in October

    Doug Mittler

    The odds of Matt Shoemaker playing a prominent role for the Los Angeles Angels this October seemed to increase Sunday when the right-hander said he "felt great after a bullpen workout of 30-40 pitches," reports Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Time...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  13. Gibbons, Anthopoulos safe in Toronto?

    Doug Mittler

    The futures of Blue Jays manager John Gibbons and general manager Alex Anthopoulos could hinge on whether team president Paul Beeston sticks around. Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com reports Gibbons and Anthopoulos are not in danger of losing their ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  14. Why middle relievers are as important as ever, and which ones cou...

    Doug Mittler

    Doug Mittler uses recent usage data to show why middle relievers are so important in today's playoffs, then lays out some difference-makers in recent years and which ones could make a difference this year, such as Kevin Gausman.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  15. Will the Reds shop Jay Bruce?

    Doug Mittler

    The end of the 2014 season can't come fast enough for the Reds' Jay Bruce, whose .214 batting average does not even rank among the 25 right fielders in the majors. Bruce signed a six-year, $51 million deal in 2011 and the Reds got a decent bang f...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  16. ALDS roster spot for Paredes?

    Doug Mittler

    The American League East title already is in the books, giving the Baltimore Orioles some extra time to decide on their final roster for the upcoming Division Series. One decision will be at third base, where the suspension to Chris Davis will carry ...

    Blog | September 20, 2014