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Tampa Bay Rays News & Links: Too Cheap for Charlie

The Rays lowball effort on Morton comes up short, Snell is on the block, and Randy gets arrested in Mexico

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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.

The Rays released the following:

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.

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.

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.

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.