The big news on Thursday was that Andrew McCutchen of the Pirates won the National League MVP award, while the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera took top honors in the American League. Also, the GMs' meetings in Orlando wrapped up, so let's take a look at the news and scuttle from the hot stove front ...
•Masahiro Tanaka's anticipated signing with an MLB team may be rendered impossible unless MLB and Japanese baseball officials are able to reach an agreement on a new posting system. Right now, things don't look promising.
•Owners have unanimously approved an expanded replay system for the 2014 season.
•Dodgers: According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo!, RHP Ricky Nolaso has four offers on the table that may range in total value between $50-62 million ... Speaking of Nolasco, the Dodgers still have interest in re-signing him, but MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports that they're also checking out any number of other rotation options: Bartolo Colon, Ervin Santana, Matt Garza, Hiroki Kuroda, Ubaldo Jimenez and Bronson Arroyo, among them.
•Red Sox: A source tells Gordon Edes of the ESPN Boston that free agent SS Stephen Drew won't be returning to the Sox ... Jerry Crasnick tweets that the Sox, should Jacoby Ellsbury sign elsewhere, may have interest in OF Chris Young.
•Rangers: Buster Olney tweets that the Rangers may be interested in bringing back Mike Napoli ... The Rangers also avoided arbitration with infielder Adam Rosales by signing him to a one-year, $750,000 contract and inked OF Brad Snyder to a minor-league deal.
•Nationals: Have released 1B/3B Mauro Gomez so that he can sign with a team in Japan.