MLB: Former All-Star who looks like a trade candidate for the second straight offseason

The first-base market didn’t budge long before the transactions were frozen. The status of Freddie freeman He seems to be lagging both in free agency and in commercial possibilities for change. Beyond Freeman, Anthony Rizzo remains on the open market.

It seems likely that Oakland Athletics trade tall All Star Matt Olson. Maybe the Yankees will move Luke Voit. Some of those dominoes may have to fall before there is much progress on a possible josh bell swap:

With a projected $ 10 million arbitration salary, he won’t get as strong a return as Oakland for Olson or New York for Voit. However, there will be teams in the Freeman / Olson markets that won’t get those stars.

The next collective bargaining agreement may introduce a universal designated hitter, leaving some NL clubs in search of another bat. Some of those teams think that Bell is a viable alternative to the more expensive options on the market.

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Given the Nationals’ current competitive situation, it wouldn’t be too surprising if he donned a different uniform for the third year in a row on Opening Day (2020 with Pirates and 2021 with Washington).

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Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, the LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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MLB: Former All-Star who looks like a trade candidate for the second straight offseason