The Atlanta Braves were in the running for Josh Donaldson right until the end. On Tuesday, however, the former MVP signed a four-year pact with the Minnesota Twins, leaving the Braves without a cleanup hitter.
The Texas Rangers have signed third baseman Todd Frazier to a one-year, $5 million deal with a club option for 2021, per Ken Rosenthal.
Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado isn’t a name many expected to see in trade talks this winter, but The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal speculated that the Rockies could look to move their franchise star this offseason after a nightmare 2019.
Colorado Rockies dramatically won the wildcard game last season, but they were thoroughly outplayed by the Brewers in the Division Series.
It may not be until 2021 that the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Players’ Union and Major League Baseball expires, but there is a definite shadow being cast by that deadline which can be observed throughout the game.
Swiss-army knife Marwin Gonzalez is one of several big-name, unsigned free agents. The former Houston Astro could fit on almost any Major League roster, but interest has been relatively limited thus far.
Other than Arenado and Story, Colorado just didn't have enough.
All you need to know ahead of Tuesday and Wednesday's elimination games.
All set for an historic night of baseball.
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