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Tuesday at Winter Meetings: In Real Life

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MLB.com was on the scene in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., for Day 2 of baseball's annual Winter Meetings. Catch up on all of the action right here.

9:35 p.m. ET: Skipper chatter from Day 2
Several big league managers met with the media during Day 2 of the Winter Meetings, and MLB.com's Phil Rogers was on hand to document the highlights, such as Astros manager A.J. Hinch discussing the importance of veteran leadership, Cubs manager Joe Maddon talking Kyle Schwarber's status as a leadoff hitter and A's manager Bob Melvin dishing on Khris Davis and Oakland's outfield depth.

MLB.com was on the scene in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., for Day 2 of baseball's annual Winter Meetings. Catch up on all of the action right here.

9:35 p.m. ET: Skipper chatter from Day 2
Several big league managers met with the media during Day 2 of the Winter Meetings, and MLB.com's Phil Rogers was on hand to document the highlights, such as Astros manager A.J. Hinch discussing the importance of veteran leadership, Cubs manager Joe Maddon talking Kyle Schwarber's status as a leadoff hitter and A's manager Bob Melvin dishing on Khris Davis and Oakland's outfield depth.

Video: Hinch ready for challenge from division rivals

Video: Maddon stays open minded with Schwarber's lineup spot

Video: Melvin discusses the A's outfield depth

6:11 p.m. ET: Manny of the hour
Questions swirled around the Orioles' shopping of star third baseman Manny Machado all day. And executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette confirmed on Day 2 that he is listening to offers for Machado, who will be a free agent at the end of 2018.

Whether the O's actually deal away one of the organization's most popular players since his arrival in 2012, is another matter entirely.

"Manny's an Oriole. I don't think you have to speculate [what the fanbase would think of a potential trade]," Duquette said. "There's a lot of interest in Manny and a couple of clubs requested a meeting, so we met with a couple of clubs specifically on that issue."

Tweet from @Britt_Ghiroli: Several clubs requested to meet with the Os today about Machado. Duq said they had 4-5 trade discussions on the day.

4:45 p.m. ET: Kapler of my eye
Gabe Kapler might be smiling because he's having a great time at his first Winter Meetings as Phillies manager. But might it have something to do with having an All-Star arm nearing a return to his bullpen?

Video: Kapler on his recent advice from Pat Gilick

4:30 p.m. ET: How the AL West was won
Mariners manager Scott Servais and Rangers skipper Jeff Banister get some face time with the media. Seattle has its eye on a free-agent reliever, while Texas hasn't ruled out a reunion with Yu Darvish. No matter what happens, the clubs will have to contend with the reigning World Series champions as a division rival.

Video: Servais on getting to face Ohtani in the division

Video: Gallo's defensive flexibility gives Rangers options

3:47 p.m. ET: Buck to the future
Orioles manager Buck Showalter's out here disrupting the home run space. But he might want to be careful what he wishes for.

Tweet from @castrovince: Buck Showalter (jokingly) suggests a new @MLB rule that the further you hit a HR, the more runs you get. Skee-Ball Baseball. Dangerous suggestion with Stanton and Judge both on a division rival now.

Video: Showalter on dealing with Stanton, Yankees' lineup

3:40 p.m. ET: Cheers!

Tweet from @bensbiz: A ���cheers to ten years��� toast at the 10th annual @WinterMeetings Women in Baseball Leadership Event. #WiBLE pic.twitter.com/XtlUc6eYut

3:04 p.m. ET: Dr. Roberts
The Dodgers are comfortable taking their time at this year's Winter Meetings, but that probably won't do much to stop reporters from asking manager Dave Roberts about potential deals.

Video: Roberts examines Gonzalez's role on Dodgers

2:53 p.m. ET: Mickey: Tito, you're so fine
New Mets manager Mickey Callaway talks about learning the art of bullpen management while working as the Indians' pitching coach under skipper Terry Francona: "If you go back and look at Terry Francona's bullpens, there's not too many guys that ever struggled."

Tweet from @AnthonyDiComo: Here's Mickey Callaway discussing his philosophy of late-game bullpen roles. #Mets pic.twitter.com/1ZsL9k99XU

Tweet from @castrovince: Here's the Disney campus' second-most-popular Mickey. #Mets pic.twitter.com/hryVCxH4nS

2:26 p.m. ET: Neander haul?
The Rays, who could choose to build on last year's 80-win season or position themselves for the future, are one of the most interesting teams to watch at the Meetings. General manager Erik Neander sits down with MLB Network to talk about all the possibilities.

Video: Neander discusses the Rays' philosophy

2:14 p.m. ET: Going, going, Gonzo!
Two women dressed as flamingos on stilts? No, you're not Hunter S. Thompson. You're at the Winter Meetings!

1:22 p.m. ET: Manny on the move?
MLB Network's Christopher Russo sounds off on reports that the Orioles are listening to offers for superstar Manny Machado, who wants to move from third base to shortstop next season, from the floor of the Winter Meetings.

Tweet from @MLBNetwork: A move to shortstop? A new team?These Manny Machado rumors "have juice." @MadDogUnleashed #HighHeat pic.twitter.com/Om7vn9wkqN

12:54 p.m. ET: Fans pepper Jack
MLB.com's Dani Wex may not draw the same crowd of autograph seekers as Jack Morris, but then again, he's a Hall of Famer.

Tweet from @DaniWex: One of us is a HOFer... 📸: @Skippins #jackmorris pic.twitter.com/abC27kob52

12:30 p.m. ET: Jersey? Sure!
The Baseball Trade Show at the Winter Meetings boasts a pretty epic selection of Theme Night jerseys.

12:23 p.m. ET: Hey, Buddy
The Mets hope to find a reliever or a second baseman under the tree this Christmas, and it looks like they've got a representative on their side in the North Pole.

11:15 a.m. ET: A walk to remember
Put on your best collared shirt, hang that credential around your neck and take a stroll through the Winter Meetings. 

Tweet from @WinterMeetings: A walk-through the heart of #WinterMeetings madness 😅 pic.twitter.com/y3DpqVWSqm

10:17 a.m. ET: From one generation to the next
Phillies right-hander Zach Eflin, veteran reliever Luke Gregerson and Pirates infielder Max Moroff took part in the "Fun At Bat" event at Bay Meadows Elementary School on Tuesday morning, conducting workshops and baseball drills for young students.