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MLB Trade Rumors:
Some interesting items to pass along from around the AL "Beast" ...
The Red Sox were gauging trade interest in some of their out-of-options pitchers at the GM Meetings this week, a source tells Alex Speier of WEEI.com. Franklin Morales, Andrew Miller, Felix Doubront, Michael Bowden and Scott Atchison are all out of options but aren't locks to make next year's bullpen, according to Speier, so Boston may add or remove some of these players from their 40-man roster in anticipation of Friday's Rule 5 Draft based on relative trade interest.
The Rays are hopeful of extending the contract of manager Joe Maddon, tweets Jon Heyman of SI.com. Maddon is entering the final year of a three-year extension he signed in 2009.
The Yankees may shy away from pursuing Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish if he's posted because of the club's history with busts Hideki Irabu and Kei Igawa, opines Heyman (Twitter link), although owner Hal Steinbrenner told reporte...
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You start thinking about the jobs Rays manager Joe Maddon could have. His name comes up all the time when there are managerial openings, like it did recently in hallowed baseball cities like St. Louis and Chicago.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is a favorite to win the American League manager of the year award.
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Continuing on with the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) 2011 end of the year awards, we now know who they have selected as their 2011 AL and NL Manager of the Year.
In the American League, the BBWAA has chosen Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as their winner. And in the NL, they have chosen Arizona Diamondbacks skipper Kirk Gibson.
Maddon led his Rays...
By BEN WALKERAssociated Press
NEW YORK -- Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays have been voted Managers of the Year.
Gibson won by a wide margin in the National League and Maddon was a clear choice in the AL. The results were announced Wednesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Gibson guided Arizona to a worst-to-first...
Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays have been voted Managers of the Year.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays and Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks were named American and National League Mangers of the Year, respectively, in results announced Wednesday by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
NEW YORK (AP) - Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays have been voted Managers of the Year.Gibson won by a wide margin in the National League and Maddon was a clear choice in the AL. The results were announced Wednesday by the ...
Gibson wins in his first full season as manager, while Maddon wins for the second time
The Tampa Bay Rays' Joe Maddon and Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks were named the top managers in the American and National League on Wednesday.
Kirk Gibson and Joe Maddon won Manager of the Year awards Wednesday — one for overseeing a worst-to-first turnaround that lasted all...