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MLB Trade rumors and news for October 16th, 2016

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San Francisco is considering another extension for Madison Bumgarner:

Bumgarner, 27, has been San Francisco’s most consistent starting pitching option. He has pitched at least 200 innings in each of the last six seasons and has proven to be valuable at the front-end of the Giants rotation.

Over 226.2 innings this season, Bumgarner pitched to a 2.74 ERA and 3.24 FIP. He’s pitched to a career 2.99 ERA and has posted a career 2.11 postseason ERA.

Kansas City will exercise Alcides Escobar’s option for next season.

Devon Travis will be out for the remainder of the playoffs:

Eddie Perez is drawing a notable amount of interest as a managerial candidate:

Interesting note for the Dodgers:

Pittsburgh wants to determine if John Jaso can serve as a third base or outfield option moving forward, according to’s Adam Berry.

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Question of the Day: How will the Blue Jays perform without Travis?