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The Opener: Go, Nevin, Glasnow


With Thanksgiving Day drawing close to, listed here are three issues we’re keeping track of round baseball:

1. Will extra worldwide gamers be posted quickly? 

On Tuesday, the LG Twins of the KBO agreed to submit right-handed pitcher Woo-Suk Go. The Korean posting system is just like the Japanese posting system (by which Yoshinobu Yamamoto was just lately made obtainable) in that MLB groups have a 45-day window to barter with the participant after he’s formally posted. Nevertheless, there isn’t any phrase but as to when the Twins will provoke the method and open Go’s window.

Shota Imanaga, one in every of MLBTR’s prime ten free brokers this winter, is one other worldwide participant whose posting timeline stays unclear. Earlier this month, Jon Heyman of the New York Submit reported that the Yokohama DeNA BayStars would submit Imanaga on Monday, November 13. For sure, that date has come and gone, and the southpaw stays unavailable to MLB golf equipment. It’s potential that Imanaga and the BayStars are ready for fellow NPB All-Star Yamamoto to signal and set the market, through which case it appears extra probably that Go, a reliever, would be the subsequent worldwide participant to be posted.

2. Will Phil Nevin coach in 2024?

Yesterday morning, the Padres introduced the hiring of Mike Shildt as their new supervisor. The previous Cardinals’ skipper beat out varied different candidates for the function, together with Padres bench coach Ryan Flaherty and Angels infield coach Benji Gil. Nevertheless, essentially the most high-profile finalist who misplaced out on the job was former Angels supervisor Phil Nevin. Eight completely different groups changed their skippers this offseason, however Nevin, who spent just below two years on the helm in LA, didn’t land a brand new managerial gig.

Nevertheless, if he’s all in favour of returning to the dugout, there are nonetheless teaching vacancies across the league. Certainly, per Mike Puma of the New York Submit, Nevin is within the combine to be the Mets’ bench coach beneath new supervisor Carlos Mendoza. The 2 labored collectively beforehand with the Yankees, and Nevin advised the Submit, “In the event that they had been to ask, I’d do something for Carlos.”

3. Is a Tyler Glasnow commerce on the horizon?

Loads of names have been floated in commerce rumors this offseason, however maybe none is as certain to be moved as Tyler Glasnow. The 30-year-old will earn $25MM this season, after which he’s set to hit the open market. Given his excessive wage and impending free company, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com stories that the Rays will “positively” commerce him this winter, and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic is equally assured that Glasnow might be pitching for a brand new group in 2024.

With the free agent marketplace for top-of-the-rotation arms probably slowing down till Yamamoto indicators, maybe the commerce market will begin to warmth up. The Rays would absolutely like some extra payroll readability as quickly as potential, so it wouldn’t be stunning to see Glasnow traded sooner somewhat than later.

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