Where do O's go from here? 

October, 29, 2014
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When free agency begins on Thursday morning, the Baltimore Orioles will be in jeopardy of losing Nelson Cruz, Andrew Miller and Delmon Young to other teams. Nick Markakis, Nick Hundley and Wei-Yin Chen could all soon follow, should their options not be picked up by the team.

Pool of Cuban infielders grows 

October, 29, 2014
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Andy Ibanez, a second baseman who played for Cuba in the 2013 World Baseball Classic, has reportedly left the island nation and will pursue a major league career. Ibanez becomes the third second baseman believed to have defected from Cuba this year, joining Hector Olivera and Jose Fernandez.

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Will Red Sox make push for Sandoval? 

October, 29, 2014
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With a .338 batting average this postseason, Pablo Sandoval has certainly saved his best for last as his contract with the San Francisco Giants comes to an end. Could the third baseman be headed across the country to Fenway Park once the World Series is over?

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Cubs and Maddon ready to decide? 

October, 29, 2014
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With the World Series guaranteed to be over after Wednesday night's Game 7, the fate of the Chicago Cubs courtship of Joe Maddon may now be just a few days away from being resolved.

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Could Lind be traded quickly? 

October, 28, 2014
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With the official start of the hot stove season almost here, who will be the first team to fan the flames? Joel Sherman of the New York Post suggests it could be the Toronto Blue Jays finding a new home for Adam Lind.

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Impact of Chapman switching agents 

October, 28, 2014
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Aroldis Chapman, who put up some numbers as historically dominant as any closer this side of Mariano Rivera, reportedly as changed agents. Jeff Passan on Yahoo Sports tweets the Cincinnati Reds' lefthander has switched from Hendricks Sports to Relativity Baseball.

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Latest on Twins' managerial search 

October, 28, 2014
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Give the Minnesota Twins credit for doing due diligence in their managerial search. It has been nearly a month since Ron Gardenhire was fired, and the club is still conducting interviews.

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Rays manager by Thanksgiving? 

October, 28, 2014
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The Tampa Bay Rays may have been caught off guard by last week's departure of Joe Maddon, but they will not be rushed into naming a new manager.

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Zobrist a fit in LA? 

October, 28, 2014
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Joe Maddon will not be following Andrew Friedman to the Los Angeles Dodgers, at least for the time being. But could one of Maddon’s favorite players in Tampa end up at Chavez Ravine?

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High demand for Hochevar? 

October, 28, 2014
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The Kansas City Royals have demonstrated that a talented and deep bullpen can go a long way toward playing deep into October. The corps of relievers might have been even better if not for an injury to Luke Hochevar.

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Could Guillen work for Maddon? 

October, 28, 2014
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Ozzie Guillen is dropping some not-so-subtle hints that he would like to join the coaching staff on the next team managed by free agent Joe Maddon.

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Odds of Markakis staying in Baltimore 

October, 27, 2014
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The Baltimore Orioles want to get a new deal done with Nick Markakis and the homegrown outfielder wants to stay, but “a hometown discount has its limits,” says Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com.

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Will Mike Maddux stay in Texas? 

October, 27, 2014
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The Texas Rangers bypassed Mike Maddux as their new manager, but there are signs he could return for his seventh season as pitching coach.

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NL East team-by-team Hot Stove preview 

October, 27, 2014
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With the World Series in full swing, there are 28 other teams in the major leagues already looking ahead to 2015 in hopes that they might be playing for a championship next year at this time. Free agency doesn't officially kick in until five days after the champagne has been sprayed, but the rumor mill is already buzzing with potential moves that might help those clubs watching on television this year become the center of attention next October.

Our snapshot of each of the six MLB divisions and what teams might have in the works this offseason continues today with a look at the National League East.


Atlanta Braves

Big decisions: John Hart has decided to accept a newly created position with the team, and as the president of baseball operations for the Braves, he'll be the one calling the shots while he grooms John Coppolella to ultimately take over.

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Does Butler have a future in KC? 

October, 27, 2014
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The Kansas City Royals will soon have a decision to make regarding designated hitter Billy Butler, who has a $12.5 million option for next season.

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