I guess the big news over the weekend was the Angels re-signing Kurt Suzuki. According to Bleacher Report the Angels actually have a pretty good chance of making the postseason this year. Everything has to go right, of course. You can now filter Fangraphs data by a variety of weather factors.
Here is the MLBTR free agent tracker if anybody wants to look at the various players Arte probably won’t want to hire. Set the filter for shortstops. There are not very many left available. Jonathan Villar turned down a one year $6.5 Million deal with the Blue Jays. Jose Iglesias signed with the Rockies. The Twins traded for Isiah Kiner-Falefa. The Cubs signed Andrelton Simmons for one year at $4 Million.
Cincinnati traded Sonny Gray to the Twins. The Mets acquired Adam Ottavino. Alex Colome went to the Rockies. Jeurys Familia is now with the Phillies. Joe Kelly got a two year deal with the White Sox. Yusei Kikuchi got a three year deal with the Blue Jays. The Athletics traded Chris Bassitt to the Mets. Clayton Kershaw has re-signed with the Dodgers.
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