ORLANDO, Fla. — Joe Girardi has only one role now since being fired by the Yankees: serving as a member of MLB's Competition Committee. And he hopes to remain part of it. "I'm going to stay with it as long as they want me," Girardi said Tuesday. He then paused and added, jokingly,
Could John Lackey return to the Cubs? General manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday they’ll talk to Lackey, who apparently isn’t done after 15 seasons and wants to keep pitching.
The Angels will continue the exploratory phase of their offseason in earnest this week, as general manager Billy Eppler and the rest of the club’s front-office contingent arrived in Orlando on Monday for the annual General Managers Meetings, where executives and agents congregate to lay the groundwork for potential winter transactions.
The Pirates are unlikely to make any moves at the General Manager Meetings, so Neal Huntington will spend the week in Florida gathering information, talking to other clubs and setting a course for the Bucs’ offseason.
The young Twins squad surprised many by claiming the second American League Wild Card spot this season. With the team already being a little more advanced on the offensive side, the needs this offseason in that area are not as immediate.
The Tigers’ front office arrived at Major League Baseball’s General Manager Meetings ready to continue the trade talks that reshaped the roster over the summer. At this point, however, general manager Al Avila said they’re still in discussion mode.
Rangers general manager Jon Daniels is talking about pitching. That has been the club’s mission from the beginning of the offseason and continues at the annual General Managers Meetings.
Ichiro Suzuki paved the way for two-way standout Shohei Ohtani and other Japanese position players to come to Major League Baseball with his outstanding 12-year career with the Mariners.
The 2017 Major League Baseball General Manager Meetings will take place this week in Orlando, Florida. Consider this the official start of the hot stove season–which means free agency and trades will begin to commence. Rumors have already begun around big names like Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton
With the General Managers Meetings starting Monday in Orlando, the Marlins are prepared to measure interest in four-time All-Star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton. According to multiple sources, the Giants continue to be in discussions with Miami, as are the Red Sox, Cardinals and Phillies.
Here are the latest on MLB rumors, possible trade talks and free agency transactions.
The GM meetings begin this week in Orlando, Florida