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Why the Mets Might Have to Give DJ LeMahieu a Five or Six-Year Deal

D.J. LeMahieu is reportedly seeking a lengthy contract in free agency, so Steve Cohen and the New York Mets might need to give him a longer deal than they want to in order to move him across the city.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Masahiro Tanaka

After taking a hard line drive to the head off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton during “Spring Training 2.0”, Masahiro Tanaka came back to have a respectable 2020 season. He made 10 starts during the regular season and two in the postseason. The Japanese-born right-hander has had an up-and-down seven big league seasons with the New York Yankees. He now looks to earn a new contract in an uncertain offseason. Let’s take a look at what his market may look like.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Chicago Cubs 

Only four seasons removed from their historic 2016 World Series championship, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer find themselves at a crossroads as the core of their title team heads into their free agency walk seasons. Led by Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, and Anthony Rizzo, the key offensive components of the Cubs roster that ended the franchise’s 108-year championship drought are looking at big contracts at the conclusion of next season.

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Boston Red Sox rehire Alex Cora

The Boston Red Sox have rehired Alex Cora to be their new manager. The team hasn’t confirmed the rehire, which was first reported by MLB Network’s Jon Heyman.

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An intriguing Francisco Lindor-Mets trade that benefits both sides

The Cleveland Indians have told teams they intend to trade Francisco Lindor before next season. The New York Mets are a perfect fit and have the necessary assets to complete a trade.

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MLB Offseason Preview: New York Yankees

The New York Yankees had another disappointing early-round exit to finish off their 2020 season. This time around it was by the hands of their bitter American League East rivals Tampa Bay Rays in the Division Series.

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Marcus Stroman Hints at Departure From Mets

Marcus Stroman has a qualifying offer on the table from the New York Mets but based on a reply to a fan on Twitter, it doesn’t look like he’s coming back.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies’ most important offseason in recent memory is in front of them and if they don’t succeed, there might be riots in Philadelphia.

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2020 World Series Champions: Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their first World Series since 1988 last night.

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Major League Baseball: 4 Keys Moving Ahead in the World Series

Following Wednesday’s Game 2 victory by the Tampa Bay Rays, the 2020 World Series currently stands at a tie, 1-1. Unlike in other playoff rounds this year, there are off days interspersed between games like there typically have been in previous seasons. This allows for teams to review film and rest their bodies after just several breaks in postseason baseball over the last three weeks. The Los Angeles Dodgers are still in pursuit of their first World Series title in 32 years; meanwhile, the Rays are chasing their first championship.

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