MLB rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency and more
By Justin Lee, Chat Sports
The 2015 American League and National League Rookie of the Year awards were handed out on Monday, with Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa taking home AL honors and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant winning the NL award in unanimous fashion.
Check out the latest MLB news and rumors below.
• The Seattle Mariners acquired outfielder Leonys Martin in a five-player trade with the Texas Rangers on Monday, Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan reports. In exchange, the Rangers received reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, outfielder James Jones and a player to be named later.
• San Diego has hired Alan Zinter as the team’s next hitting coach, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports.
• Veteran pitcher Mark Buehrle is unlikely to return to the Toronto Blue Jays. Bob Elliot of the Toronto Sun reports Buehrle will either pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals in his hometown next season or retire.