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IN THE NEWS: The Dodgers name coach Jim Tracy as their new manager.
The Phillies pick former Phils SS Larry Bowa as their new manager.
IN THE NEWS: The Blue Jays select former C and announcer Buck Martinez as their new manager.
Todd Helton of the Rockies is named The Associated Press Player of the Year.
IN THE NEWS: After being turned down by several candidates, the Reds name Bob Boone as their new manager.
IN THE NEWS: Mariners relief P Kazuhiro Sasaki wins the AL Rookie of the Year award. He is the second-oldest player to ever win rookie honors; only Sam Jethroe, who played in the Negro Leagues before the Braves, was older.
IN THE NEWS: Braves SS Rafael Furcal wins the NL Rookie of the Year award.
Sandy Alderson, executive vice president of baseball operations in the commissioner's office announces that baseball will try to bring back the high strike next season.
IN THE NEWS: Jerry Manuel of the Chicago White Sox is named the AL Manager of the Year.
The Rockies obtain P Ron Villone from the Reds for two minor league players to be named.
IN THE NEWS: Dusty Baker of the SF Giants is named the NL Manager of the Year for a record 3rd time.
IN THE NEWS: Red Sox P Pedro Martinez is the unanimous winner of the AL Cy Young Award for the 2nd consecutive year, giving him three wins in the last four years.
IN THE NEWS: Diamondbacks P Randy Johnson wins his 2nd consecutive NL Cy Young Award, and his 3rd overall.
IN THE NEWS: Athletics 1B Jason Giambi wins the AL MVP Award. Giambi hit .333 with 43 homers and 137 RBIs.
IN THE NEWS: Giants 2B Jeff Kent wins the NL MVP Award, just edging out teammate Barry Bonds. Kent hit 334 with 33 homers and 114 RBIs for the NL West champs. Bonds had 49 homers and scored 129 runs.
The Red Sox obtain IF Chris Stynes from the Reds for OF Michael Coleman and IF Donnie Sadler.
The Indians obtain C Eddie Taubensee from the Reds for pitchers Jim Brower and Robert Pugmire.
The Cubs sign free agent P Julian Tavarez to a 2-year contract.
The Toronto Blue Jays announce that they will open the 2001 season against the Texas Rangers in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
IN THE NEWS: The Rangers swap pitchers Ryan Cullen and Aaron Harang to the A's for 2B Randy Velarde.
The Phillies sign free agent P Jose Mesa to a 2-year contract worth $3.4 million.
IN THE NEWS: The Mariners sign Japanese star OF Ichiro Suzuki to a 3-year contract.
IN THE NEWS: The Indians sign free agent OF Ellis Burks to a 3-year contract.
The Cubs obtain 3B Bill Mueller from the Giants in exchange for P Tim Worrell.
IN THE NEWS: The Astros sign free agent IF Jose Vizcaino to a contract.
IN THE NEWS: The Yankees sign free agent C Joe Oliver to a contract.
IN THE NEWS: The Blue Jays obtain P Steve Parris from the Reds for pitchers Clayton Andrews and Leo Estrella.
IN THE NEWS: The Phillies sign free agent P Rheal Cormier to a 3-year contract worth $2.9 million.
IN THE NEWS: The Yankees sign Orioles free agent P Mike Mussina to a 6-year contract worth $88.5 million. Mussina says a deciding factor was a call from Joe Torre.