Bo Porter previously managed the Astros.
Great pieces such as Jose Abreu, Chris Sale, Carlos Rodon, David Robertson and Adam Eaton are surrounded by mediocrity at best.
Impending free-agent Jeff Samardzija should still find an acceptable deal after his down season. Here's a look at his year, as well as 24 other soon-to-be free agents. Plus, more MLB notes.
Loria's team will be on its eighth manager since 2010 after Dan Jennings is replaced as expected in the offseason. But that's just one problem spot for the Fish, who will finish under .500 for the eighth time in 10 seasons in 2015.
Now that the Phillies have cut ties with Ruben Amaro Jr., there are six GM openings in baseball. Let's attempt to rank them by desirability.
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Miami is expected to ask Dan Jennings to move back to the front office. A meeting to hash out changes could come as early as Thursday.
With Jeffrey Loria wanting to clean house, Jennings could return as GM or be let go in order to pursue other opportunities.
The Angels, Brewers and Red Sox are looking for GMs now, while most believe the Mariners and Phillies could join them in searches soon after the season.
The David Price blockbuster trade was built basically in a day, but the deadline double really began way back in the winter when Alex Anthopoulos first called Colorado to propose a swap of big-name shortstops.

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