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The Washington Post reports the Nationals are re-signing Ryan Zimmerman on a one-year, $2 million contract. (Source: Barry Svrluga on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Zimmerman, who has spent his entire career in Washington, clearly wanted to re-sign following the team's championship season. However, at this point in his career Zimmerman will likely serve as a platoon bat versus left handed pitching.


Jeff Passan of ESPN reports the Rockies and Trevotr Story have agreed to a two-year, $27.5 million contract. (Source: Jeff Passan on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: This simply buys out Story's final two years of arbitration. He'll be a free agent after 2021, which is looking like it could be a loaded class. Story is going off the board late in the first round in 2020 fantasy drafts.


The Nationals signed catcher Welington Castillo to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. (Source: Jesse Dougherty on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Castillo hit just .209 with 12 homers in 72 games last year. He will be behind Kurt Suzuki and Yan Gomes on the Nats' depth chart.


The Mariners claimed Nick Margevicius off waivers from the Padres. (Source: Mariners PR on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The 23-year-old lefty posted a 6.79 ERA in the majors last season. However, he has flashed potential in the minor leagues and should see some starts with Seattle in 2020.


Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports the Cubs have come to terms on a major league contract with free agent outfielder Steven Souza. (Source: Ken Rosenthal on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The financial terms are not yet known. This is the first major league contract the Cubs have given out this off-season. Souza missed the entire 2019 season after blowing out his knee in March but is a decent, low-risk investment by Chicago. In 2017 he swatted 30 homers.


Alex Gordon and the Royals have agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth $4 million for 2020. (Source: Jeffrey Flanagan on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Gordon has been a mainstay in the Royals' outfield since 2007, so Kansas City fans will rejoice to see him suit up for 2020. In 2019, Gordon batted .266 with 13 home runs and 76 RBI in 633 plate appearances.


Marcell Ozuna agreed to a one-year, $18 million contract with the Braves on Tuesday. (Source: Mark Bowman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Ozuna will fill the void that Josh Donaldson left when he signed with the Twins earlier last week. The 29-year old has legit power as he averaged 29 homers and 100 RBI the last three seasons. Ozuna slashed .241/.328/.472 with 29 home runs, 89 RBI, 80 runs and 12 stolen bases across 549 plate appearances in 2019. He will slot in as the everyday left fielder and likely bat cleanup for a loaded Braves lineup.


Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports the Braves have come to terms on a one-year, $1 million contract with Felix Hernandez. (Source: Jon Heyman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: It’s a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. “King Felix” was disastrous in 2019, putting up a 6.40 ERA in 15 starts. He’ll compete for Atlanta’s fifth starter job but it shouldn’t come as a surprise if we’ve seen the last of Hernandez as a big league pitcher.


Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports the Cardinals have re-signed Matt Wieters to a one-year, $2 million contract. (Source: Jon Heyman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Wieters can earn an additional $1 million in incentives. He will once again be the primary backup for Yadier Molina this season. In 67 games last year Wieters hit .214 with 11 homers.


Joe Panik signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays on Saturday. (Source: Keegan Matheson on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Panik is a non-roster invitee, and will get a chance to compete for a job in Spring Training. He slashed .244/.315/.336 with five home runs, 39 RBI, 50 runs scored and four stolen bases across 491 plate appearances for the Mets/Giants last season. Panik will look to turn things around after having back-to-back mediocre campaigns.


Odubel Herrera cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday, two days after being designated for assignment. The former National League All-Star served an 85-game suspension last year for violating MLB's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse policy. It has become increasingly difficult to imagine Herrera playing for the Phillies again. (Source: MLB.com)

Fantasy Impact: Herrera's last two seasons have been less than stellar which is all the more reason for Philadelphia to want to move on. Herrera hit .249 with a .711 OPS and 88 OPS+ from 2018-19. He had a .629 OPS in 39 games before his suspension last season.


After being designated for assignment, the Giants placed Zack Cozart on unconditional release waivers. (Source: Alex Pavlovic on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Cozart has been a fantasy-relevant player in the past during his time with the Reds, but he is most likely to take on a more limited role at this point in his career. He could pop up on the fantasy radar again as a versatile middle infielder with some pop, but as of now he's not someone to consider.


Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports Josh Donaldson is in agreement with the Twins on a four-year contract. (Source: Mark Feinsand on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: The deal is worth $92 million with a fifth-year option to reach $100 million. Donaldson has been linked to the Nationals, Rangers, and Braves this off-season but ultimately lands in Minnesota.


The Boston Red Sox and manager Alex Cora have parted ways on Tuesday. (Source: Boston Red Sox on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: in a statement released by the Red Sox, “we agreed today that parting ways was the best thing for the organization. I do not want to be a distraction to the Red Sox as they move forward.” Cora, who was a bench coach for the Astros in 2017, played a key role in Houston illegally stealing signs that year. He is also accused of doing the same thing for the Red Sox in 2018. Cora has yet to be penalized from Major League Baseball, but expect the former Red Sox manager’s punishment to be announced soon.


Miguel Sano has signed a three-year extension with the Twins that includes a club option for the 2023 season. (Source: Dustin Morse on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Sano had a limited 2019 campaign, but when he was on the field he produced for Minnesota. He hit 34 homers in only 380 at-bats for a .923 OPS. His average continued to hover below .250, but it was still an improvement on his lost 2018 campaign. Owners are hopeful that he can continue to build on his progress as he's still only going to turn 27 (May) this season.


Dylan Covey has been designated for assignment by the White Sox.

Fantasy Impact: Covey was hit hard with the White Sox last year -- 7.98 ERA over 18 appearances and 12 starts. Covey was selected in the first round out of high school, but he ultimately went to college and was taken in the fourth round three years later. He moved to Chicago in the Rule 5 Draft, but he's struggled during his time in the majors with the White Sox, posting an ERA of 6.54 over 63 appearances (45 starts) spanning three seasons.


Free-agent starting pitcher Alex Wood has agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to MLB insider Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal adds that the deal includes incentives that can push the total salary to $10 million. (Source: Ken Rosenthal on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The oft-injured Wood had some of his best seasons with the Dodgers before agreeing to a deal with the Reds last offseason, but he only made seven starts for the Reds last year and did not have much success. He'll try to bounce back in a familiar place in 2020, and the Dodgers add another arm as they attempt to retool their starting rotation after the departures of Hyun-jin Ryu and Rich Hill.


Todd Frazier agreed to a deal with the Rangers on Sunday. (Source: Evan Grant on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Frazier and the Rangers have reached an agreement pending a physical. The terms of the deal have not been announced, but it was most likely a one to two year deal. During the off-season, the Rangers explored acquiring Josh Donaldson and Nolan Arenado, but have settled on signing Frazier. The veteran third baseman slashed .251/.329/.443 with 21 home runs, 67 RBI, 63 runs scored and one stolen base across 447 at-bats in 2019. Frazier will likely be the favorite to start at first or third for the Rangers, where his fantasy value should slightly increase with the move to hitter-friendly Globe Life Park.


Francisco Cervelli and the Marlins have finalized their one-year, $2 million agreement that was reached Dec. 23.

Fantasy Impact: The deal is now official, and Cervelli will head to Miami to back up Jorge Alfaro. While Cervelli has been fantasy-relevant in the past, he doesn't figure to have much of an impact outside of an injury to Alfaro.


Tyler Glasnow and the Rays agreed to a one-year, $2,050,000 contract Friday, avoiding arbitration. (Source: Mark Feinsand on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Glasnow missed most of 2019 due to a forearm strain. He was lights out in his first campaign in 2019, owning a 6-1 record with a 1.78 ERA, 0.89 WHIP and 76 strikeouts across 60 2/3 innings. Glasnow's numbers are elite, but the main question is can he stay healthy. His workload will most likely be monitored in 2020. If he is able to stay healthy for a full season, Glasnow has the potential to be a top flight ace.


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