Here are a few leftover stories from the day, and not one of them are about Theo Epstein! Check 'em out:
A's release Michael Wuertz, claim Evan Scribner and Cedric Hunter off waivers - MLB.com: News
"The A's took care of one of several roster decisions looming on their agenda this winter, releasing veteran reliever Michael Wuertz on Tuesday rather than picking up his $3.25 million option for the 2012 season"
Narveson undergoes hip surgery - Brew Beat
"The Brewers announced this afternoon that left-hander Chris Narveson had undergone surgery Tuesday on his left hip. He will visit Dr. William Raasch on Wednesday for a follow-up and then return home to North Carolina to continue therapy. The club expects Narveson to be ready for Spring Training."
Angels hope to finalize GM search by next week - MLB.com
"The Angels hope to have a general manager in place by early next week, and remain interested in Tampa Bay's Andrew Friedman -- perhaps for a position higher than general manager -- according to a Los Angeles Times report that cited unnamed sources."
The Rays' Dan Feinstein returns to A's as director of pro scouting and baseball development - MLB.com
The A's on Tuesday welcomed back Dan Feinstein to the organization as director of professional scouting and baseball development following six years as the Rays' director of baseball operations.
An Interview with Michael Kruse of the St. Petersburg Times | DRaysBay
"We're living also, of course, in a moment of great, fundamental change. The media, not what most folks these days regrettably mean when they say the media, but THE MEDIA - words, sounds, images both moving and still - are disseminated in ways that are shifting, profoundly, and those shifts are happening in terms of years, not decades. Old ways are broken. New ways? They're being made, but they're not done, and they're not done because now NOTHING is ever DONE. And so it's unsettled. And this isn't a newspaper issue. This is an everything issue."