Francisco Lindor's first comments since joining the New York Mets in a blockbuster trade showed he is open to signing a long-term extension with the team.
Despite his stated preference for returning to the Yankees, free agent DJ LeMahieu has instructed his representatives to engage other teams as he has become dismayed by negotiations with New York.
Padres GM A.J. Preller said they are aiming to play championship-level baseball. "We have a measuring stick in our own division."
"They really raised me and groomed me," Blake Snell said of the Rays, who traded him to the Padres as his salary rises.