Nov. 3 offseason roundup: Giants to decline Vogelsong option
Here's our daily roundup of offseason moves. Warning: It's short because it was a real slow day.
During the offseason, we'll do a rundown of the day's moves at the end of each day. And for Sunday, it was perhaps the slowest day we'll see until February.
•The Giants will not pick up the $6.5 million option on Ryan Vogelsong's contract, meaning he could become a free agent, though the club and Vogelsong are already negotiating a smaller, more incentive-laden deal for him to remain in San Francisco, per csnbayarea.com.
•The Tigers officially named Brad Ausmus their new manager on a three-year deal.
•The Orioles have declined left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada's $5 million option for next season, the club announced late Saturday night.
•The Rays have picked up the $6.5 million club option and retained David DeJesus.
With Carlos Martinez meriting a look-see as a starter — and Rosenthal wanting the same — it’s increasingly likely that general manager John Mozeliak shops Lance Lynn or Shelby Miller to simultaneously create an opening while addressing a core need at shortstop.
And that'll do it for the day.