The future looks bright for the Mets at the catcher position, with MLB.com throwing Francisco Alvarez into their list of the Top 10 catching prospects in MLB.
Around the National League East Talking Chop discussed the enduring legacy of Henry Aaron. Ryan Zimmerman will return for at least one more season, as he has agreed to a one-year deal with the Nationals for the 2021 season. The Marlins made an addition to their bullpen by inking free agent reliever Anthony Bass to a two-year, $5 million deal with an option for a third year.
Hey, Dave: I guarantee you Antonetti and Chernoff have been talking nonstop to agents and teams about acquiring players every day since the end of the season. They saved an estimated $32 million by trading Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco and can spend a portion of that on this year’s roster. Are they waiting to see if a player falls through the cracks or gets tired of waiting and takes one of their offer?