Current big leaguers Mike Olt, Jurickson Profar, Adam Eaton, Tony Cingrani, Dan Straily, and Carter Capps were all named to Baseball America's Minor League All-Star Team today. Here's the latest from around the league on Friday night…
- In today's Insider-only blog post, ESPN's Buster Olney says he doesn't believe that the Rangers or Red Sox will bid enough to sign impending free agent Josh Hamilton this offseason.
- "This is the weakest roster we've ever had in September in the history of baseball … It could use help everywhere," said Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine to Ian Harrison of ESPN Boston when asked if there was a particular part of his roster he would like to see improved.
- "Now are they winning without me?" said Hanley Ramirez to Bill Shaikin of The Los Angeles Times, a response to Marlins president David Samson saying they "couldn't win with him" recently.
- Ken Davidoff of The New York Post listed the best managers of 2012, led by Buck Showalter of the Orioles. Earlier today we have updates on Showalter, Astros' managerial search, and other managers.