Happy Tuesday, everyone!
Mandy Bell says that Lindor is a lock, which means I’ll be very sad if he is traded because I trust Mandy Bell.
The Indians could go on a magical run in 2020, but they sure aren’t winning the offseason at this rate.
Around the league
- Shogo Akiyama, from the Japanese Pacific League, has signed a 3-year/$21 million deal with the Reds.
- Eric Thames and the Nationals have agreed to a 1-year/$4 million deal.
- The Nationals are also signing Daniel Hudson to a 2-year/$11 million deal.
- Jose Iglesias and the Orioles have agreed to a 1-year/$3 million deal.
- MLB might be going the James Bond route in terms of preventing sign stealing.
- Want to know which teams are spending what in free agency this winter?
Free agent spending* stragglers this winter:— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 6, 2020
Red Sox: $9M
* Counts major league contracts, not split deals