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Josh Bell has exercised his $16.5 million player option to stay with the Marlins in 2024.
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The Rangers will retain at least two of the players from their championship squad, with Andrew Heaney exercising his $13 million option for next year and the club exercising their option on reliever José Leclerc.
The Reds declined Joey Votto’s 2024 club option.
The Padres declined the two-year, $32 million option for Michael Wacha.
Speaking of the Padres, their Triple-A affiliate in El Paso is hiring assistant farm director Mike Daly, who has no previous coaching experience, to take over as the next manager of the team.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitched nine one-run innings to force a Game 7 in the Japan Series.
Eduardo Rodríguez opted out of his contract with the Tigers with three years and $49 million remaining. He will now also be a free agent.
The 2024 draft lottery odds are now finalized. The Mets have a 4.3% chance to pick first overall.
Thanks to the pitch clock, the World Series featured more action in less time in 2023, writes Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1990, Darryl Strawberry left the Mets in free agency.