MLB rumors: Red Sox keep Jackie Bradley Jr. at non-tender deadline; Marlins acquire Jonathan Villar

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Monday is an important time in the Major League Baseball offseason. The deadline to tender a contract to players that are non-salaried group control came at 8 p.m. ET. As a result, all of the news and rumors revolved for this, whether it ended up being non-tender prospects exchanged, groups re-upping with players who have been regarded as susceptible or agency that is free a few brand new names. R.J. Anderson looked over eight feasible non-tender prospects the other day .

Now let us arrive at Monday's rumors.

Red Sox to tender JBJ

Boston center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. had been perhaps one of the most prominent names regarded as a candidate that is non-tender however it appears he will stay placed for the moment. He is being tendered a contract because of the Red Sox, per Alex Speier of this Boston Globe.

Now, take note that I said "for the right time being," as it's nevertheless feasible the Red Sox could trade Bradley.

The move is interesting, to put it mildly. Bradley, 29, is projected by MLB Trade Rumors to produce $11 million in 2020, their final period before striking free agency. The Red Sox are pretty much regarded as seeking to shed income, because they are now projected become at $227.2 million in starting payroll and that's without any offseason additions day.

Bradley hit .225/.317/.421 (90 OPS+) with 28 increases, 21 homers, 62 RBI, 69 runs and eight steals with a 2.0 WAR season that is last.

White Sox indication McCann to deal that is one-year

The Chicago White Sox and All-Star catcher James McCann avoided arbitration with a one-year, $5.4 million deal, ESPN's Jeff Passan reports. In 2019, their very first period because of the White Sox, McCann hit .273/.328/.460 A career-high 18 home runs and 60 RBI in 118 games with an OPS of .789 to go along with 26 doubles. McCann, 29, will likely to be a agent that is free the 2020 period. The White Sox additionally finalized All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal this offseason .

Padres get Profar

The Padres have actually reportedly exchanged for Jurickson Profar, apt to be their each and every day baseman that is second 2020. Complete tale right here .

Red Sox trade Sandy Leon to Indians

The Indians have actually established they've acquired catcher Sandy Leon through the Red Sox for minor-league pitcher Adenys Bautista.

Leon, 30, is within his just last year of arbitration and ended up being a clear non-tender prospect. He hit .192/.251/.297 in 191 dish appearances last period. He is a defensive that is good, broadly speaking, but has been awful at the plate the previous couple of periods.

Bautista is a lottery solution. He is 21 and it hasn't pitched above Rookie Ball. At that known degree, he is starred in seven games, working 5 1/3 innings with a 10.13 ERA and 2.25 WHIP.

Marlins claim Aguilar, acquire Villar from Orioles

The Miami Marlins stated first baseman Jesus Aguilar, based on ESPN's Jeff Passan. The Rays designated Aguilar for project on Wednesday. Final period, Aguilar, 29, did not match their impressive 2018 All-Star campaign where he hit 35 house runs. Utilizing the Brewers and Rays in 2019, Aguilar hit simply .236/.325/.389 with 12 home runs. Inspite of the regression, the very first baseman continues to have a great chance to make the Marlins' 2020 Opening Day roster. Garrett Cooper (.281/.344/.446) is going to be Aguilar's competition that is biggest for the beginning task with possibility Lewin Diaz additionally into the mix.

The Marlins also have acquired infielder Jonathan Villar through the Orioles, the united group announced. Left-hander Easton Lucas is supposed to be delivered to Baltimore in exchange. Villar, 28, had been provided for the Marlins after he was placed by the Orioles on waivers. In 2019, Villar posted a slash that is.274/.339/453 and took 40 bases. He hit a career-high 24 homers and recorded 73 RBI.