Royals left fielder Alex Gordon exercised his option on a $23 million option with the Royals for 2020. However, the Royals declined their option and instead decided to buy it out for $4 million. The Royals hope to bring him back at a lower salary.
The New York Mets hired Carlos Beltran to be their next manager. Beltran spent some of his playing career with the Mets in addition to the Kansas City Royals.
Golden State Warriors G Stephen Curry will miss at least three months after having surgery on his left hand.