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Francisco Lindor was named to Second Team All-MLB yesterday.
Francisco Alvarez is putting in some work behind the dish working on his catching skills this offseason.
Around the National League East
Ronald Acuña Jr. was selected as the 2023 National League Hank Aaron Award winner.
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals asked a judge to certify a decision that would see each team receive an average of more than $60.81 million in TV rights fees per year for 2017 through 2021, the latest chapter in a long-running legal saga involving the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network—the RSN for the Orioles and Nationals.
Around Major League Baseball
John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote about new Giant Jung Hoo Lee and how he is happy to be associated with San Francisco and could see himself staying there long term.
Mark Feinsand of MLB.com answered five burning hot stove questions, one of which is which team is the favorite for Yamamoto. “The consensus all winter has been that the Mets are the team to beat in this sweepstakes,” he wrote. But Yamamoto has been meeting with several teams and “some have now characterized the Yankees as the favorites to sign Yamamoto, though the Mets and Dodgers figure to remain firmly in the hunt.”
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Happy birthday, Bobby O!