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Non-Giants League News Diary - 11/14/06

Didn't mean to kid Irwin into doing them.  :^)

Various news:

  •  Mark DeRosa signs 3 year contract with Cubs
  •  Matsui re-signs with Rockies, 1 year, $1.5M plus nearly $1M in incentives
  •  Acta named Nationals manager
  •  Brandon Webb won NL Cy Young
  •  GM meetings open, Astros reported to be aggressive, hot after Soriano and Lee, Cubs reported to be aggressive too (keeping up with Cards), witness A-Ram and DeRosa.
  •  San Jose A's of Fremont is one step closer to fruition, as plans are announced
  •  Report that El Duque re-signs with Mets
  •  Further reports that Red Sox won bidding for Matsuzaka, to be announced 8PM EST/5 PM PST
  •  Phillies reported to be most aggressive after Soriano, making 5 year/$73M offer for him; reportedly he's looking for 5 years, $80M+
  •  Cubs reported looking at Carlos Lee too
  •  Toronto interested in Lugo for SS
  •  Red Sox reported to be chasing JD Drew
  •  Nomar reportedly open to Seattle, where his brother is in their farm system.
  •  Rockies reported to be interested in lower tier CF, like Erstad and Payton, plus looking into trades
  •  Iwamura has drawn interest from Padres, Devil Rays, Red Sox and Phillies, his Japanese team have until Thursday to accept or reject the highest bid submitted by MLB teams.
  • I mainly included what looked like solid news on team interests, none of those "such and such teams have been mentioned as potential suitors" type of rumors.  All from MLB Hot Stove website.

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