Under Armour will take over as MLB’s exclusive jersey-maker in 2020. NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Major League Baseball made official on Monday a new uniform deal that had been reported for two months: It’s linking up with Under Armour in a deal that, in 2020, will see Under Armour become the exclusive jersey-maker of baseball. Gone will be Majestic, which had been MLB’s exclusive jersey producer since 2005 (and which last year re-upped through 2019).
The Mets will work out Jose Reyes in the outfield during Spring Training, Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters Monday at the MLB Winter Meetings. "We didn't want to do it last year, because we didn't want him working out at multiple new positions," Alderson explained about when the Mets acquired Reyes last summer. "Wherever the skipper wants to put me, I'm going to be open to doing it," Reyes told reporters in November. "Whatever is best for the team, like I said, I'm going to be open to doing it." In October, the Mets brought Reyes back for 2017 by picking up an option in his contract that will be pay him only the league minimum salary. He hit just .213 during his first 12 games after joining
The Marlins are intent on adding one of the three best relievers available on the free agent market, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports. Those three, of course, are Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen, and Mark Melancon. As Ashley noted earlier, Melancon is reportedly fielding multiple four-year offers in excess of $60 million. The price tags for Chapman and Jansen are likely to match or exceed that. The Marlins haven’t typically been eager to whip out the checkbook for free agents but with the bullpen being the name of the game in baseball these days, GM Michael Hill may feel the need to match his rivals. The Nationals, Giants, Yankees, Cubs, and Dodgers are the teams most often linked to the “big-three”