Meet the Mets
Along with Javy Báez and Jose Berríos, Francisco Lindor spent his Sunday cleaning Las Ruinas beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
Around the National League East
Legendary panderer Bryce Harper did what he does best and recorded a hype video for the Eagles ahead of their game against his former favorite team, the Cowboys.
Former two-way player and current catcher Christian Bethancourt is the newest Marlin, coming over from the Guardians in a cash deal.
Around Major League Baseball
The Toronto Blue Jays didn’t get Shohei Ohtani, which is admittedly a bummer for them, but they did get the third most iconic star of Shark Tank on a trip to his homeland.
Ohtani has done a million things to astound us, but getting a $700M contract in baseball might be the most impressive of all.
Ohtani’s contract and its massive deferrals makes for a fun game of How Much of This Actually Counts.
The circus around Ohtani and his mystery flight was, well, a circus.
In non-Ohtani Dodgers news, Tyler Glasnow has found himself on Los Angeles’ radar.
Multiple time Former Future Met Andrew Chafin will not make himself an actual Met, instead going back to the Tigers on a one-year deal.
The Yankees and Dodgers agreed on a two-for-one player swap to clear a roster spot for Ohtani, but nobody has any idea what the hell the trade is.
At some point today, the Yankees are scheduled to meet with Yoshinobu Yamamoto’s camp in Los Angeles to make their case to the new best free agent on the market.
Veteran Morale Booster Austin Hedges is going back to the Guardians on a one-year deal for $4M.