Now that the offseason has officially begun, Matthew Pouliot takes a look at the top 150 free agents.

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Baseball’s business season began Thursday when 121 players became free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. James Shields, Nori Aoki and Jason Frasor of the AL champion Kansas City Royals also were among the players who became free. Top free agent pitchers also include Max Scherzer and Jon Lester.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have declined right-hander Josh Johnson’s $4 million option for 2015.

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There was a day near the end of June on which a San Francisco Giants fan would have told you the boys in orange and black had no chance to be World Series champs again. The Giants had surrendered a 10-game lead in the NL West in an epic midsummer collapse, frankly the type of collapse that you don’t expect a team to rebound from. The Giants were nearly no-hit on June 29. It was a Sunday. The Los Angeles Dodgers tied them in the standings. Surrendering first place was bad. Surrendering it to the Dodgers was like your wife leaving you for the guy you hate the most in the world. I remember this day well because I was driving for three hours, listening to San Francisco-based radio station KNBR the entire time. Giants fans were calling in, acting like they’d reached doomsday. One caller even suggested the Giants should fire manager Bruce Bochy.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have hired Logan White as senior adviser to the general manager and pro scouting director.

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By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The World Series has a strong international flavor this year with the most surprising foreign-born participant the man calling the shots from the San Francisco Giants dugout, manager Bruce Bochy. Bochy was born in Landes de Bussac, France, where his father was stationed as a U.S. Bochy grew up in Virginia and Florida before becoming the eighth French-born player ever in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the Houston Astros. The Giants manager only lived in France for his first two years but made a pilgrimage to get a sense of his roots.

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By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The World Series has a strong international flavor this year with the most surprising foreign-born participant the man calling the shots from the San Francisco Giants dugout, manager Bruce Bochy. Bochy was born in Landes de Bussac, France, where his father was stationed as a U.S. Army officer. Bochy grew up in Virginia and Florida before becoming the eighth French-born player ever in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the Houston Astros. The Giants manager only lived in France for his first two years but made a pilgrimage to get a sense of his roots. …

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Late Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn was honored before Game 3 of the World Series.

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Phil Plantier is the latest hitting coach to be fired by the San Diego Padres. The Padres hit .226 last year, worst in the big leagues. Manager Bud Black said he and general manager A.J. Preller decided that the Padres needed ”a new voice” at hitting coach. Black said the Padres hope Plantier remains with the organization in some capacity.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday’s workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi’s locker, offering a friendly fist bump to the reliever.

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