Jeff McNeil agrees to extension with Mets

NEW YORK — The most prolific hitter in the Majors last season, a homegrown talent featuring defensive versatility and freakish bat-to-ball skills, is set to remain in Flushing for the foreseeable future. The Mets and Jeff McNeil have agreed to a four-year, $50 million contract extension that will keep the 2022 NL batting champion in-house … Read more

Blue Jays prospects to watch in 2023 Spring Training

Blue Jays prospects to watch in 2023 Spring Training n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”blue-jays-prospects-to-watch-in-2023-spring-training”,”type”:”story”).parts.5″:”data”:”type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”blue-jays-prospects-to-watch-in-2023-spring-training”,”type”:”story”).parts.5.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”,”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”,”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”blue-jays-prospects-to-watch-in-2023-spring-training”,”type”:”story”).parts.6″:”content”:”**SS/3B Orelvis Martinez (No. 2)** nThis is the year we start to find out who Martinez is. The young Dominican turned 21 this offseason and is coming off a 30-homer year in Double-A where he struck out too often, posting a .286 on-base percentage. Martinez was … Read more

Luis Arraez Marlins trade

MIAMI — The Marlins on Friday acquired reigning American League batting champion and All-Star infielder Luis Arraez from the Twins for right-hander Pablo López and two prospects, infielder Jose Salas (No. 5 in the Marlins’ system) and outfielder Byron Chourio. The 25-year-old Arraez, who is under team control through 2025, has a .314 average through … Read more