The Braves sign Charlie Morton to a 1/$15M deal, which was purported to be the option the Rays declined.
More from Topper on Charlie Morton.
Per Mark Feinsand, Blake Snell is on the trade block.
Our own JT Morgan took a deep dive what a possible return for Snell might be.
In a still developing story, Randy Arozarena was reportedly detained on Tuesday after domestic dispute.
Tampa Bay star Randy Arozarena was detained in Mexico after an incident in which he allegedly tried to take his daughter from her mother and assaulted the woman’s father, sources told ESPN, confirming a Yucatán Ahora report. MLB’s Department of Investigations is looking into it.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 24, 2020
Because the incident involves family, any potential discipline from MLB against Arozarena would fall under the league and union’s joint domestic violence policy. The prosecutor handling the case in Mexico said today further information on the case will come in the next few days.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 24, 2020
The Rays released the following:
#Rays release the following statement regarding Randy Arozarena: “We are aware of reports that Randy Arozarena was detained in Mexico. We are gathering more information on this situation, and we have no further comment at this time.”— Juan Toribio (@juanctoribio) November 25, 2020
The Tampa Bay Times with a summary of everything we know so far.
The NC Dinos won their first ever Korean Series after they defeated the Doosan Bears 4-2 on Monday morning, taking the series in six games, but the real story was the giant sword trophy.
@JeffPassan Jeff, guess who won the KBO Championship Series today? Also, can the MLB get trophies more like this one? ;-) pic.twitter.com/UPv5P1MLNR— Don Perrien (@DonPerrien) November 24, 2020
In the Japan Series, the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks finished a sweep of the Yomiuri Giants to win their fourth title in a row, including back to back sweeps of the Giants.
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are the 2020 Japan Series Champions!— Tom Mussa (@tom_mussa) November 25, 2020
For the fourth consecutive year, the 7th time in the past 10 years and the 11th time in franchise history, the Hawks are once again champions of Japan! pic.twitter.com/0ytC5LPUEo
Also in the Japan Series, Matt Moore pitched seven no-hit shutout innings in Game Three for the Hawks.
Kevin Gausman reported turned down turned down a three year deal from Toronto believed to be in $40M range in order to accept the Giants’ $18.9M qualifying offer.
Yasiel Puig plans to play in 2021.
There was also a weird competition brewing between Puig and Trevor Bauer.
A @BauerOutage vs. @YasielPuig throw-off...— Rachel Luba (@AgentRachelLuba) November 24, 2020
Who do yall think throws further!? https://t.co/YYgkDG3y0W
In ‘ship news, apparently Cole Tucker and Vanessa Hudgens are an item.
Finally, the Field of Dreams game is scheduled for August 12, 2021, when the Yankees will take on the White Sox.