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  1. Mariners battles taking shape

    AJ Mass

    The Seattle Mariners had plenty of opportunity to deal away young pitchers James Paxton and/or Taijuan Walker this offseason, but general manager Jack Zduriencik stood firm in his refusal to entertain any such offers. However, that doesn't mean both ...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. Mets stuck with Flores at SS?

    AJ Mass

    Wilmer Flores ended up being the butt of the joke on Saturday, albeit indirectly, as New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson prepared to present Cal Ripken Jr. with an award. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, Alderson quipped, "Mets fans h...

    Blog | January 25, 2015
  3. Who fills in for Doolittle?

    Doug Mittler

    The Oakland Athletics learned Friday that All-Star closer Sean Doolittle has a slight rotator-cuff tear in his left shoulder and will miss the start of the regular season, assistant general manager David Forst told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco ...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  4. Wednesday rumor roundup

    AJ Mass

    Although there's plenty of optimism surrounding the Chicago Cubs chances of making a run at the post-season, don't necessarily expect manager Joe Maddon to go all-in with each and every one of the team's stud prospects in order to try and get there. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  5. Will Orioles make any moves?

    AJ Mass

    Although Dan Duquette's contract as general manager for the Baltimore Orioles runs through 2018, there has been plenty of talk of his potentially leaving that position to take over as CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays. However, Duquette remains with the O...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  6. Would the Nats shop Strasbug?

    Doug Mittler

    Uber agent Scott Boras got Max Scherzer the blockbuster deal he predicted. But could Scherzer's deal ultimately move Stephen Strasburg, another of Boras' clients, out of the nation's capital? If Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo is indeed look...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  7. Tigers passing on Shields?

    Doug Mittler

    The Detroit Tigers' extended farewell to Max Scherzer ran its course this week when the 2013 Cy Young Award winner agreed to a blockbuster deal with the Nationals. The deal did not catch the Tigers by surprise, so don't expect general manager Dave Do...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  8. Players who benefit from 'non-moves'

    Jim Bowden

    General managers use the offseason to improve their teams at various positions via free agency, trades, waiver claims and international signings. This offseason, we've witnessed more player movement than we've seen in more than a decade, and aggressi...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  9. Rockies satisfied to stand pat?

    AJ Mass

    Last season's Colorado Rockies team finished with 96 losses, 28 games out of first place in the National League West. But any optimism that a change was on the horizon with new general manager Jeff Bridich calling the shots appears to already be runn...

    Blog | January 11, 2015
  10. D-backs: price for catcher still too high

    Doug Mittler

    The Arizona Diamondbacks would like to add another catcher, but the price on the trade market is too high at this point, general manager Dave Stewart tells Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. "Without really giving up something that's going to c...

    Blog | January 10, 2015
  11. Dirks might land in Tigers' camp

    Doug Mittler

    There is a chance that outfielder Andy Dirks could be back with the Detroit Tigers as a non-roster invitee. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski didn't rule out the possibility in an email to Tom Gage of the Detroit News. "I believe he is still...

    Blog | January 10, 2015
  12. Deal for Ryan Howard unlikely?

    Doug Mittler

    General manager Ruben Amaro has started the long-overdue rebuilding of the Philadelphia Phillies by dealing away Jimmy Rollins and Marlon Byrd, but shedding the hefty contract of Ryan Howard is another matter entirely. "It's beginning to appear a...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  13. Padres done dealing?

    Doug Mittler

    First-year general manager A.J. Preller may finally be done dealing after reworking the San Diego Padres' lineup in a hectic December. "While it's safe now to assume you can't rule anything out with Preller, it's also probably a fair statement that ...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  14. O's ready to move on Rasmus?

    AJ Mass

    The Baltimore Orioles may finally be ready to decide on a replacement outfield option as, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports, "manager Buck Showalter met with Colby Rasmus yesterday and returned home last night." Kubatko writes that "Rasmus ...

    Blog | January 04, 2015
  15. Eleven in baseball at a career crossroads

    Buster Olney

    Some players will go into 2015 still defining themselves, like the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper. Others, like David Ortiz, have cemented their legacies. But there are folks in the game -- both players and managers -- for whom 2015 will repr...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  16. Cubs seeking veteran OF?

    AJ Mass

    There's plenty of optimism surrounding the Chicago Cubs in 2015. As ESPN.com's Buster Olney writes, "(New manager Joe) Maddon and president Theo Epstein have spoken openly of increased expectations for next season, and it's not out of the question th...

    Blog | December 28, 2014