Mets Notes: Senga, DH, McNeil, Extensions

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Anthony Franco www.mlbtraderumors.com One of the bigger moves of the Mets’ active offseason was the signing of starter Kodai Senga to a five-year, $75MM guarantee. The 30-year-old righty is making the jump from Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball, where he posted a 2.59 ERA across 11 seasons. Senga was one of the […]

Latest On Pirates, Bryan Reynolds

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Anthony Franco www.mlbtraderumors.com Perhaps the biggest offseason storyline in Pittsburgh has been the saga involving center fielder Bryan Reynolds. The All-Star outfielder requested a trade after extension talks between his camp and the Bucs fizzled out in December. Reports suggested the Pirates had offered more than the $70MM they guaranteed Ke’Bryan […]

Jharel Cotton Signs With NPB’s Orix Buffaloes

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Anthony Franco www.mlbtraderumors.com The Orix Buffaloes of Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball announced last week they’ve signed right-hander Jharel Cotton for the 2023 season. The team also announced the previously-reported acquisition of former Cubs first baseman Frank Schwindel. Reports out of Japan first emerged in December the Buffaloes were in discussions with Cotton. […]

Miguel Sano To Hold Workout For Interested Teams

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Anthony Franco www.mlbtraderumors.com Free agent first baseman Miguel Sanó will host a showcase for interested clubs next Tuesday, repots Darren Wolfson of SKOR North (Twitter link). That marks the first update on the 6’4″ slugger since the Twins bought him out at the beginning of the offseason. Sanó is searching for […]

Mets Sign DJ Stewart To Minor League Contract

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Anthony Franco www.mlbtraderumors.com The Mets announced a number of non-roster Spring Training invitations this evening. Among those included was corner outfielder DJ Stewart, indicating he’s signed a minor league contract with the club. Stewart joins the second organization of his career. A first-round selection of the Orioles in 2015, he hit […]