In addition to the deals that were reached throughout the day Monday, a handful of managers met with media members for interviews. Here are some of the highlights from those sessions.
Royals manager Ned Yost was asked if fixing Eric Hosmer is as simple as giving him a clean slate:
"Yes. It really is," Yost said. "And getting back to work with new hitting coaches Jack Maloof and Andre David, who he worked with his whole minor league career."
Hosmer is already working with Maloof this offseason and Yost expects that by the time spring training rolls around, "we're going to see a pretty dynamic Eric Hosmer."
Salvador Perez could be in line for a huge workload this year.
"I love that kid, I have a hard time not playing him," Yost said. "I love to write his name in the lineup because he's that special. I mean I've never had a catcher with the talent, the ability that this young man has, nor the makeup or the leadership on the field that this young man has. Ideally, if...