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AP source: MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal
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NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball, its players’ union and the Japanese commissioner’s office agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani to be put up for bid next week, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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Source: Daniels, Rangers working on extension
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The Rangers are planning to work on a contract extension for general manager Jon Daniels, sources said Thursday. The extension could be completed before the Winter Meetings in December.

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Source: Pirates may explore Walker return
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The Pirates have “some interest” in a reunion with free agent Neil Walker, a source told MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi on Wednesday.

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Source: Padres check on Hosmer, pitchers
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The Padres have indeed checked in with the camp of free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer, but it appears that’s mostly due diligence at this point.

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Source: Dodgers in mix on Stanton talks
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The Dodgers are in the mix on a potential trade for Marlins All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.

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Source: Nats finalize coaching staff with Blanco
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The Nationals finalized first-year manager Dave Martinez’s coaching staff on Tuesday afternoon, when they named Henry Blanco as their bullpen coach, a source told MLB.com. Blanco will be the lone coach to join Martinez from the Cubs, with whom Martinez had served as the bench coach for the past three seasons. The Nationals have not […]

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Source: Yanks bringing back Rothschild in '18
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Larry Rothschild will return as the Yankees’ pitching coach in 2018, regardless of who is hired as the club’s new manager, a source told MLB.com on Monday. The club has not confirmed.

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Source: Braves set to tab Anthopoulos as GM
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The Braves will announce the hiring of former Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos as their new GM on Monday, according to a source.

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Source: Reds sign Quackenbush to Minors deal
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The Reds made their first move to add veteran help to their bullpen on Wednesday when they signed right-handed reliever Kevin Quackenbush to a Minor League contract, according to a source.

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Source: Mientkiewicz to manage Triple-A Toledo
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The Tigers are turning to a Toledo native and a Ron Gardenhire product to manage their Triple-A squad in the Glass City. Doug Mientkiewicz, who roughed up Tigers pitching as a Twins first baseman as part of a 12-year Major League career, is the team’s choice to manage the Mud Hens, according to a baseball […]

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Source: No qualifying offer for Cozart
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In an expected decision on Monday as the free-agent market opened for business, MLB.com learned via a source that the Reds will not extend a qualifying offer to shortstop Zack Cozart.

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Source: Wieters intends to stay with Nats
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Matt Wieters intends to exercise his 2018 player option and remain with the Nationals, according to a source, though the catcher’s agent says a final decision has not been made.

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