MLB rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency and more
By Tom Downey, Chat Sports
The 2015 National League and American League Most Valuable Player awards were handed out Thursday. Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was the unanimous winner in the NL, and Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson took home the AL award.
Check out the latest MLB news and rumors below.
• MLB announced its Opening Day schedule for 2016. There will be three games on April 3, with the Pittsburgh Pirates facing off against the St. Louis Cardinals in the first game of the day. The Toronto Blue Jays then play the Tampa Bay Rays. The New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals end the day in the World Series rematch.
• MLB will soon announce new regulations for expanded netting at ball parks, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.