Bieber, Alonso, Lewis among 8 whose contracts renewed
Bieber will receive a $679,700 salary while in the major leagues and $311,600 in the unlikely event he is optioned to the minors. Bieber was an All-Star in 2019 and led the major leagues during last year's shortened season in wins (eight), ERA (1.63) and strikeouts (122). AdMets outfielder Jeff McNeil was renewed at a salary of $642,251 in the majors and $308,838 in the minors. Another top young Mets player, left-hander David Peterson, agreed to a one-year contract with a salary of $585,750 in the major leagues. Seattle outfielder Kyle Lewis, the reigning AL Rookie of the Year, was renewed for $625,000 in the majors and $282,750 in the minors.
Dodgers Andrew Toles jailed in Florida on tresspass charge
KEY WEST, Fla. Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was in jail Saturday and charged with trespassing property. The 28-year-old player was detained this week at the airport in Key West, Florida, by a Monroe County sheriff deputy. Toles rose from the low minors to the majors in just months and became a postseason star for the Dodgers in 2016. Toles had struggled with anxiety issues even before the Dodgers signed him to a minor league contract. He was the Tampa Bays minor league player of the year in 2013 but was released in 2015.