Not much good news around baseball, especially if your name is Kris Bryant or if you were hoping to score a deal on the free agent market.
J.T. Realmuto is good, but he can’t play every day. That Ball’s Outta Here takes a look at the four candidates vying to serve as the Phillies’ backup catcher in 2020.
Matt Gelb of The Athletic ($) takes a look inside the mind of Rhys Hoskins as he attempts to find the “sweet spot.”
Kris Bryant lost his grievance and will have to wait an additional season to become a free agent.
With Castellanos signed, there aren’t too many impact free agents left. However, if teams want to improve, the trade market remains a possibility.