9:36am: Another interesting note from Jonathan Abrams of the San Francisco Chronicle: the Dodgers are saving a locker for Manny.
9:26am: Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times says that talks are intensifying between Ned Colletti and Manny Ramirez. Discussions over the past week have been more frequent than in any other one week period since November.
However, the report should be taken with a grain of salt. Writes Hernandez, "[Colletti] wouldn’t say if the increased dialogue is a sign of progress."