Quick Hits: Nats, White, Montero, Cespedes, Mets

Let's catch up on some links that have taken a backseat while we wait with bated breath to find out where Albert Pujols will sign

  • The Nationals prefer to trade minor leaguers over big leaguers, as Mark Zuckerman writes at Nats Insider.
  • Dodgers assistant GM Logan White interviewed today for the Astros' GM opening, as MLB.com Brian McTaggart writes.
  • The Diamondbacks are at the "very early stages" of negotiations on a Miguel Montero contract extension, said GM Kevin Towers. He doesn't expect anything to be resolved this week, tweets Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic.
  • Yoenis Cespedes is still awaiting residency in the Dominican Republic, but when he gets it, bidding should be fast and strong, tweets Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com.
  • J.D. Martin has agreed to a minor league contract with the Marlins, tweets ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.
  • Brandon Warne of Fangraphs breaks down the trade that sent Kevin Slowey to the Rockies.
  • The Mets will fill their backup catcher opening with an in-house option rather than a free agent, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.


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7 Comments on "Quick Hits: Nats, White, Montero, Cespedes, Mets"


Josh Gedert
3 years 8 months ago

Red Sox, don’t come in and ruin the Tigers party with Cespedes.

GOTIGERS24
3 years 8 months ago

Tigers better make a big bid on him, they need more fast players, so Cespedes is what they need. Im hoping DD gets it done

EightMileCats
3 years 8 months ago

I’m hoping. I just don’t know if he’s MLB ready or if he’s gonna spend some time in aaa.

guydavis
3 years 8 months ago

I can think of just one backup catcher the Mets have in house and that’s Mike Nickeas. While I love the guy, I can’t quite condone using him as their number 2 catcher. This is gonna be a tough offseason for Mets fans, doesn’t even look like they’ll use the money saved from Jose to plug other areas.

LUWahooNatFan
3 years 8 months ago

Josh Thole?

LUWahooNatFan
3 years 8 months ago

Josh Thole?

3 years 8 months ago

If memory serves me correctly, Logan White interviewed the last time the Astros had an opening at GM, right?