Cubs fans reacted to the Nolan Arenado news on Twitter at the start of the weekend.
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The Yankees have added reliever RHP Kyle Barraclough on a minor-league deal with an invitation to Spring Training, per MLB Network's Jon Morosi.
After noting that the Bauer situation is something that's more of a front office question, Conforto added:Los Angeles Dodgers
Truth be told, there is not a National League team that sticks out right now as a clear trade fit for Story. The Mets have Lindor. The Braves like their middle infield with Dansby Swanson and Ozzie Albies. The Nationals have Trea Turner at short. Nobody in the NL Central (aside from the Cardinals, who had done nothing all offseason before this week) is in buy-mode. Trading Story to the Dodgers or Giants is probably not something the Rockies want to do.Los Angeles Angels
The first, and likeliest, according to sources, would be for teams and players to show up at spring training sites on their report dates and proceed as scheduled. The other is that Manfred invokes the national-emergency clause in the collective bargaining agreement and suspends the uniform player contract -- a possibility but one that would guarantee the sides face one another in court, a prospect that's unappealing to both, according to sources.Pittsburgh Pirates
The worst parts of himself were ruining the best thing in his life, and he eventually had the perspective to recognize that. He asked to get back together. She agreed. Then he broke up with her again. The cycle was vicious. She tried to empathize, rationalize. She tried to see in him what he couldn't see in himself.
It was a glaring hole in the Nationals’ lineup, exacerbated by the fact that they let two-time Silver Slugger Anthony Rendon walk in free agency last winter. Third base is a position of strength for most teams, as no position has accrued more fWAR over the past two seasons than third. That puts the Nationals at a disadvantage, trying to make up for their lack of third base production in other ways.New York Mets