Nov. 11 offseason rumors and news roundup

Detroit’s Max Scherzer can’t escape the trade talk. (USATSI)
Detroit’s Max Scherzer can’t escape the trade talk. (USATSI)

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The GMs/Owners meetings are underway, and the deadline for accepting qualifying offers has passed. That means we have some business to attend to, insofar as rounding up Monday's rumors and news is concerned ... 

•All 13 players who were presented with qualifying offers turned them down before Monday's deadline. That means all are now free agents. Here's a listing of those players and what this means for their teams

•Don Mattingly will officially return as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014. 

•Reportedly, the New York Mets are actively looking to trade 1B Ike Davis

•The Minnesota Twins will move Joe Mauer from behind the plate to first base for the 2014 season.'s Jon Heyman reported that the Detroit Tigers are willing to discuss trades involving Max Scherzer or Rick Porcello

•More from Heyman: At least three teams are already in the market for Eric Chavez , and the Kansas City Royals may be interested in free agent right-hander Phil Hughes .

Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer has confirmed that the team will make a posting bid for Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka (Gordon Wittenmyer via Twitter). 

•The Baltimore Orioles are reportedly "intrigued" by Tim Hudson but aren't likely to pursue Scott Kazmir (Roch Kubatoko, MASN).  

Source tell's Ken Rosenthal that the Cincinnati Reds will hire Pittsburgh Pirates hitting coach Jay Bell to be Bryan Price's bench coach.

Los Angeles Angels signed LHP Wade LeBlanc to minor league contract.

•Twins signed SS Jason Bartlett to minor league contract. 

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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