Good morning, baseball fanatics! With the GM meetings now under way, here are your MLB news and notes for Wednesday, Nov. 15.
News & Rumors
Outfielder J.D. Martinez is reportedly seeking a monster seven year, $210 million deal this winter, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. Martinez recently switch his services to super agent Scott Boras.
Ohtani, 23, will be one of the most sought after commodities on the open market this offseason and the Mets reportedly view him as a pitcher who can also play outfield from time to time.
The Kansas City Royals extended the 28-year-old a qualifying offer which he is expected to reject.
According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag, the Minnesota Twins are looking at top-tier free agent pitchers after their big turn around in 2017 that saw them clinch a Wild Card berth. Yu Darvish and Jake Arrieta are the two most appealing names, with the former being taken into higher consideration.
To keep up with all of the recent news on Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton, head on over to MMO’s morning briefing!