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Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic reports that the Houston Astros are finalizing a contract with free-agent catcher Robinson Chirinos. Chirinos has spent the last six seasons with Texas, and he owns a career .233/.324/.438 slash line.
Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora said his team has accepted an invitation to the White House. Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, said: “I’m gonna represent 4 million people from back home the right way when we go there.”
Eno Sarris of the Athletic writes the Mariners are hurting their own rebuild by focusing on trimming money and contracts rather than receiving higher quality prospects.
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Morosi tweets that the Colorado Rockies have contacted the Marlins about Realmuto. He notes that no significant progress toward a trade has been made.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports the Washington Nationals have signed starting pitcher Patrick Corbin to a 6-year, $140 million deal. Corbin posted a career year in 2018 with a 3.15 ERA in 200 innings for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Jeff Passan corrects his original report, noting that Magic Johnson did not visit with Bryce Harper in Las Vegas. It was initially reported that Johnson traveled to Las Vegas to recruit the 6-time all-star outfielder to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Jack Ramsey writes about the Mets press conference welcoming Cano and Diaz.
Michael Mayer notes five things we learned from Jeff Wilpon on Tuesday.
John Azzato writes that new Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen is showing he will be bold in this position.
This Day in Mets History
1990: The Mets sign outfielder Vince Coleman to a four-year, $12 million deal. Coleman would struggle with injuries throughout his Mets tenure.
2002: The Mets sign starting pitcher Tom Glavine to a three-year, $35 million contract with an additional option year. Glavine went on to reach his 300th win with the Mets.
Birthdays: Cliff Floyd is 46.