Potential Mets' free agent target Kiké Hernandez has reportedly made progress on a deal with the Boston Red Sox, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi. Hernandez was rumored to be an option for the Mets as a utility player, filling a similar role he had with the Los Angeles Dodgers over the last six seasons.
WASHINGTON (AP) First baseman Ryan Zimmerman is returning to the Washington Nationals after sitting out the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, agreeing in principle to a $1 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday. A second person confirmed to the AP there is an agreement in principle in place, without describing the terms. The 36-year-old Zimmerman has played 15 seasons in the majors, all for the Nationals, who selected him with their first pick in the 2005 amateur draft shortly after the club moved to Washington from Montreal.
The honor of shaking hands with Hank Aaron ... was an outstanding thing to do," said the Cubs' Hall of Fame pitcher of the iconic slugger who became an even greater figure, it seemed, during a post-playing career as an outspoken ambassador and activist.