Lots of conversation coming out of the meetings, if not a whole lot of red meat. Here are some AL Central rumors we're seeing, and couple stories you shouldn't miss:
Could White Sox, Cubs lose picks? - chicagotribune.com
"In a bizarre twist that would be a reminder of baseball’s bad old days, there’s a scenario being floated at the general managers meetings in which the White Sox and Cubs would get no draft choice compensation if they lose Mark Buehrle and Aramis Ramirez to free agency."
Tigers Options Limited - Danny Knobler | @DKnobler
"Tigers say they won't trade from big-league core, or very top prospects (Turner, etc.)"
Royals to Meet with Oswalt's Agent - Jerry Crasnick | @jcrasnick
Roy Oswalt's agent Bob Garber expected to meet with #Royals people today or tomorrow in Milwaukee
Maybe nothing to it, though... - Jerry Crasnick | @jcrasnick
"Checked with a #Royals person who said the team's interest in Oswalt is "minimal.'' Sounds like a due diligence thing at this point."
Royals Starting Pitching Target: Chris Capuano - Royals Review
Speculation on a pitcher that might be a good investment for Kansas City.
Submit Your Jin Wong Interview Questions - Royals Review
"Jin Wong is in his 12th season in the Royals organization in 2011, his fourth as Director-Baseball Administration. He joined the Royals as Scouting Operations Coordinator in 2000, was promoted to Manager-Scouting Operations in 2001, Manager-Baseball Operations in 2002 and Director-Baseball Operations in 2004." <-- Neat community effort to reach out to Royals' staff here.
Royals’ Hosmer finishes third in AL rookie balloting - KansasCity.com
"Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer finished third in balloting for the Jackie Robinson American League Rookie of the Year released Monday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America."