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Snake Bytes: 12/2 - Non-Tender Deadline

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Today is MLB’s non-tender deadline. While many teams, including the Diamondbacks, announced their decisions some time ago, there are still some significant decisions to be announced.

Non-Tender Deadline May Force Flurry of Moves

While it seems a bit unlikely that today will bring a number of eleventh hour signings, there are indications that both sides in some of these cases are more inclined to get something done than to enter the arbitration process in this oddly unique offseason

Arizona’s Top Five Hitting Seasons

Here is a look back at the top five hitting seasons in Arizona’s brief history. The top season should surprise no one. Nor should it surprise anyone that the same person is listed at both numbers two and three.

Mets to Sign Trevor May

The first player signing for the Mets under Cohen, while not a blockbuster deal, is definitely a solid one and potentially a sign of things to come.

MLB Announces Formation of MLB Draft League

Major League Baseball on Monday announced that it has teamed with Prep Baseball Report to form the MLB Draft League — a new summer league that will allow the nation’s top draft-eligible players to compete in a 68-game season beginning next year.

This Dreary Winter and the NL Central Logjam

The NL Central is something of an enigma. After finishing within five games of each other in the shortened 2020 season, the top four teams are projected to finish in a tight group again. It doesn’t have to be that way. This winter is primed to provide any of those teams with a chance to grab hold of the division and to distance themselves. But, with all the teams in baseball, save the Mets, crying poor, will any of those teams actually take the opportunity?

La Russa Scheduled to Change Plea

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanour charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix.

Rangers Prepare for New Shortstop

The Texas Rangers will give Gold Glove-winning third baseman Isiah Kiner-Falefa the opportunity to be their starting shortstop next season and have told Elvis Andrus to prepare to play all infield positions. It will certainly be an odd sight, as Andrus has manned the position with aplomb since 2009, when he finished second in the AL ROY voting.

Teams with Prospect Trade Depth

If anyone is going to make a big move next week, these ten teams look best-poised to do so.