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The MLB Daily Dish: MLB trade rumors and news for October 30, 2015

Kick your day off right with the latest news, rumors, and analysis covering what could, should, and will affect your club's roster.

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The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD and rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us at @mlbdailydish on Twitter.

Good morning baseball fans. There was no baseball last night, but there was a ton of baseball news to get us through the day. The biggest news of the day was that Don Mattingly is no longer a free agent. The former Dodgers manager has reportedly agreed to a four-year deal with the Miami Marlins.

The Marlins also decided to dismiss Dan Jennings as their general manager. Also ...

Good luck, Don!

To complete the trifecta of Marlins news for yesterday, outfielder Marcell Ozuna is drawing interest from the Cleveland Indians.

Miami was hoping to extend Marcell Ozuna before the start of last season, however he is represented by Scott Boras and turned down the Marlins' extension proposal. Boras has a tendency to encourage his clients to receive the largest possible contract through free agency. Ozuna's decision might have cost him a job with the Marlins.

The Marlins are expected to be interested in adding controllable starting pitching this winter, and the Indians have several arms that could be moved. Carlos CarrascoDanny Salazar and Trevor Bauer are all candidates to be moved and could be made available in a deal involving Ozuna.

Yesterday also had the shocking news of Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos turning down a contract extension. His contract will expire on Saturday and the Blue Jays will have to find a replacement.

The Padres hired Andy Green as their manager.

And Mike Maddux will not return as the Texas Rangers pitching coach.

The fifth edition of the MLB Daily Dish podcast: The Rosterbatorical is out. You can listen to it below.

Here is a link to all the free agents for this winter.

Oakland is focusing on young, home-grown talent to lead the way in 2016 and beyond.

Joey Wendle is almost certain to be protected from the Rule 5 draft but the A's might be content to bet that reliever Aaron Kurcz will not be drafted. Bruce Maxwell did not hit nearly well enough in Double-A to merit consideration for the 40-man roster while Torres and Pimentel played at too low a level to need protection from the Major League phase.

What may be quite interesting next year is how much talent finally reaches the Triple-A level of the system after the last few years of having Oakland's top products only get to Double-A (e.g. Addison Russell) or below (Daniel Robertson) before being traded. The major league players will finally have some competition from younger prospects below.

This Day in Baseball History: Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to a contract with Montreal of the International League in 1945, for the 1946 season.

Question of the Day: Would you rather build a team through the draft or through spending on free agents?