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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs GM Jed Hoyer give an update on the winter meetings Tuesday afternoon.

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Monique Jones ESPN 

From Buster Olney: The Orioles have been talking with other teams about moving Manny Machado, and one of the teams that has expressed interest, according to sources: The Yankees, who currently have a need for a third baseman. The Orioles have not executed a major sell-off in the time that Peter Angelos has been owner of the team, but the circumstances could be right for that. Machado is a free agent at the end of the 2018 season and is expected to test the market, and the Orioles want access to the best prospects – and the Yankees have a very well-stocked farm system. Stay tuned.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Mets manager Mickey Callaway isn't ready to commit to Jeurys Familia or anyone else as the team's principal closer in 2018. When asked if a club can succeed over 162 games without a dedicated closer, Callaway said, "Yeah, I think it can if you're having pitchers face the guys they're supposed to face."

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Brewers outfielder Domingo Santana, whose name has been mentioned in trade speculation, is attracting mixed reviews. Santana hit 30 home runs and slugged .505 this season. But he struck out 178 times, is a below average outfield defender and is about to get more expensive in salary arbitration. One competing executive said the Brewers are trying to "sell high" on Santana. They haven't gotten any bites yet.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Buck Showalter, who has one year left on his contract, told reporters he wants to manage the Orioles in 2019 and beyond. "As I get older, I realize how lucky I am," said Showalter, 61. "Where life and baseball takes me, I'll deal with another time. Right now my focus is on the 2018 season and seeing if we can get back to competing."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer thinks they'll add at least one more pitcher before the end of the winter meetings.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Seattle Mariners Manager Scott Servais on the prospects of facing Shohei Ohtani during the regular season. "We will see him a lot. He's a really talented player and I am sure we'll have plenty of battles as the years go forward." The Mariners play the Angels for the first time May 4th.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Best piece of advice that new Yankees skipper Aaron Boone has received? "Don't read the paper."

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

It was an uneventful press conference for Astros manager A.J.Hinch, as you'd expect for the skipper of a title team returning its young core in its entirety. Team is looking for pitching of course, but beyond that he says Houston will likely allocate its DH at-bats between Evan Gattis and a rotation based on who needs rest. Playing time at that position was freed up by the retirement of Carlos Beltran.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Alex Cora reiterated that he will consider using Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning if it's a higher-leverage situation than the ninth. Also, Cora won't prioritize alternating lefties and righties in lineup, citing Astros' production with five righties atop the lineup.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

In addition to participating in Red Sox's internal meetings, Alex Cora has called some players as part of the recruiting process. "If they want me to jump on a plane somewhere, I'm ready," said Cora, who added he was close to flying to Los Angeles if Shohei Ohtani had wanted to meet with the Red Sox.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Dombrowski won't say whether the Red Sox will meet with J.D. Martinez here Tuesday night, but Alex Cora is meeting with the media at the winter meetings.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Despite Giancarlo Stanton joining an already potent Yankees lineup, Orioles manager Buck Showalter isn't pushing the panic button: "If you make real good pitches to those guys, you get 'em out. If you make bad pitches, they go a little further than everybody else is hitting 'em."

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Roberts said he expects Kenta Maeda to be back in the Dodgers' rotation in 2018. Maeda shined after being shifted to a relief role for the 2017 postseason.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was asked how long it takes to get over a World Series loss in a Game 7. "I was over it until a second ago," Roberts deadpanned, before adding, "I'm not sure you ever get over it." The upshot is that Roberts says he expects his team to be as hungry as any team in the majors in 2018. L.A. is working on a streak of five straight division titles.