Let the games begin! The Mets begin playing Spring Training games on Friday and I for one cannot wait. However, some teams are still trying to solidify their rosters.
The Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday traded pitcher Jake Odorizzi to the Minnesota Twins and acquired C.J. Cron from the Los Angeles Angels. They also designated for assignment All-Star outfielder Corey Dickerson to make space on the 40-man roster.
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David Wright spent quite some time speaking to reporters about his future on Saturday. He said he wants to play but also realizes the obstacles.
Regarding his situation, Wright said, “When it’s all said and done, you don’t want to say I wish I had done this or I wish I had done that.” He also said he doesn’t blame the Mets for signing Todd Frazier one bit.
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The big news is Eric Hosmer agreed to an eight-year deal with the San Diego Padres. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Tribune was the first with the news. Scott Miller of Bleacher Report says the deal is worth $144 million.
Latest NL East News
Mark Zuckerman of MASN noted his observations from Nationals spring training.
Mark Bowman of MLB.com writes about what he is seeing at Braves camp.
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Joe D. reveals the first set of Topps baseball cards.
This Day in Mets History
2009: The last remaining piece of Shea Stadium is torn down.