Atlanta Braves information
Our 1st mailbag of 2019 went up on Sunday and the emptiness in the Braves’ outfield gained the most consideration. We also talked about Austin Riley’s availability and much additional.
MLB.com’s Matt Kelly lists 9 teams that would be a suit for cost-free agent outfielder A.J. Pollock. The Braves appear in at No. 7 and a potential acquisition would arguably give Atlanta the very best defensive outfield team in baseball but Pollock’s asking value will have to fall for it to develop into a reality.
The New York Yankees agreed to a deal with reliever Zach Britton late on Saturday. The deal is reportedly for three-yrs at an normal of $13 million for every period. The deal incorporates a staff-option for 2022 that would deliver the value of the deal to $53 million. If the option is not picked up then Britton can decide out of the deal adhering to the 2020 period.
Past the Box Rating thinks that the deal is a dangerous one for the Yankees. MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand will take a seem at how the deal will impact the relaxation of the reliever market place.
The Cleveland Indians extra a catcher on Sunday buying Kevin Plawecki from the New York Mets. The Indians sent proper-hander Walker Lockett and infielder Sam Haggerty to the Mets to comprehensive the deal.
The Mets also obtained J.D. Davis from the Houston Astros on Sunday in a five-participant trade. The Mets also picked up minimal league infielder Cody Bohanek in the deal although sending second baseman Luis Santana, outfielder Ross Adolph and catcher Scott Manea to Houston.
The Pittsburgh Pirates extra David Eckstein and Jeff Banister to their front office as unique assistants.