• The Mets’ Josh Satin and three minor-leaguers drafted in 2008 have been granted free agency: Jeremy Bleich (Yankees), Ben Guez (Tigers), and Richard Bleier (Blue Jays) * * *
  • Dodgers prospect Joc Pederson is honing his skills this offseason in the Dominican winter league. He’s hitting .265 with 1 HR and 7 RBIs in 68 ABs for Leones del Escogido * * *
  • The Dodgers have put Gabe Kapler in charge of their farm system, which includes top prospect Joc Pederson. Since ending his 12-year MLB career in 2010, the 39-year-old Kapler has reinvented himself as a sabremetrics guru on Fox * * *