Cordero/Diaz, WBC and other MLB news

Cordero/Diaz, WBC and other MLB news

Good morning! We hope you find this good. I’m nervously pacing my apartment in anticipation of the USA/Netherlands World Cup game, but you know I won’t forget about the Orioles news roundup. We have some trades to discuss, so let’s get into it!

Orioles News 12/3/22 – Cordero/Diaz reaction and more MLB news

Orioles sign 1B/OF Franchy Cordero, claim 1B Lewin Diaz

The Baltimore Orioles are on the board! They made their first signing of the offseason, agreeing to a minor league contract with 1B/OF Franchy Cordero that includes a major league option. Clerk has trouble putting to say the least, but he absolutely crushes the ball when he connects. The Orioles’ offense would struggle a bit if Cordero was expected to be a regular starter, but this appears to be nothing more than an attempt to build depth off the bench, which is a much better fit for their lineup. abilities.

First baseman Lewin Diaz, 26, was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Díaz is a former high-profile international signing who has yet to break out at the league level, but excels defensively.

For a more in-depth breakdown of Cordero and Díaz, look no further than Bird Watcher.

Or represents the World Baseball Classic

The 2023 World Baseball Classic is right around the corner with games just three months away, and several of our Baltimore Orioles will be representing their respective countries in the competition. For a comprehensive view of the players involved in the WBC, click here!

Jacob, Texas Ranger

Baseball Twitter collectively erupted Friday night when Jeff Passan broke the news that ace Jacob deGrom and the Texas Rangers had agreed to a five-year, $185 million contract with sixth year option. Texas had been rumored to be a suitor for deGrom, but the Mets were considered the favorites. It’s hard to imagine that Mets owner Steve Cohen would allow himself to outbid deGrom given his YOLO approach to spending, but the club must now turn to other options. Retaining outfielder Brandon Nimmo would also be of utmost importance now.

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