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MLB Leftovers: Royals, Nationals, Mariners, Orioles

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Here are your morning MLB Leftovers -- lots of good stuff coming in and you can tell we're almost to the hot stove. Now's the time to get excited!

No multi-year deal for Melky in the works - royals.com
"General manager Dayton Moore was very pleased about center fielder Melky Cabrera's bounceback season but doesn't see a long-term deal coming out of it immediately." <-- To understand this, you have to see what GMDM has already done with Franceour's extention and know has prospects still knocking on the door.

Nationals expected to retain Davey Johnson as manager, a source says | MLB.com: News
"The Nationals are expected to retain Davey Johnson as their manager, according to a baseball source. An announcement would be made after the World Series ends."

Wedge bringing back entire coaching staff " Mariners Musings
"According to Jeff Evans of the Mariners baseball information department, it’s the first time since 2002 — the final year of Lou Piniella’s tenure — that the club didn’t make a change in its staff over the offseason."

Some GM thoughts: No decision, but quality candidates - Baltimore Sun
"If you can get past the potentially plodding timeline there is something in this process that is worth mentioning for disgruntled Orioles fans: The men that have been interviewed are legitimate candidates. And not just for the Orioles but throughout the game." <--This is a sentence written by a fan used to disappointment. At least they're actual candidates? Yikes.