The glass-half-full look at the Red Sox offseason
The longer the Red Sox wait, the more ominous it looks. Since the offseason began, they’ve added payroll rather than subtract it — though Martin Perez and Jose Peraza aren’t exactly headline names. The Sox still need to shed about $30 million to meet their desired goal to get under the luxury tax threshold. And […]Since the offseason began, they’ve added payroll rather than subtract it — though Martin Perez and Jose Peraza aren’t exactly headline names. The Sox still need to shed about $30 million to meet their desired goal to get under the luxury tax threshold. And most of the teams that need starting pitching have taken care of it.
Samsung is one of the few Android tablet manufacturers that continues to plow ahead with innovation in the space, and the next step for the company seems to be adding 5G technology to a slate.
According to a new listing on Samsung's website, the company is planning on unveiling a new version of the existingthat comes with 5G connectivity.
Samsung hasn't officially unveiled the tablet yet, but the Galaxy Tab S6 5G appeared on the Korean version of the. The listing is still up at the time of writing, and it's clearly a separate product from the existing Tab S6.
Blue Jays mulling reunion with David Price
The Blue Jays and Red Sox have reportedly been discussing a trade involving David Price. The Red Sox are looking to get under the competitive balance tax threshold. According to Cot’s Contracts, they’re currently over $226.5 million. Clearing at least $19 million or so of Price’s annual $32 million salary would get them under for the 2020 season.
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Considering this is on Samsung's own website, the listing seems to be pretty strong evidence we'll be seeing a 5G version of the tablet. It's likely to be the first product of its type that will allow the new internet technology to be used directly on a slate.
We've seen Samsung introduce 5G onto its smartphones like the, but this is the first time we've heard of any manufacturer offering the technology on a tablet.
It may well be this is just a slate destined for the company's home market of Korea. It's rare the company doesn't bring its products worldwide soon after release in Korea though, so we may hear more about it in the coming months.
Samsung may introduce us to the Galaxy Tab S6 5G at- at the start of January in Las Vegas - plus the company is rumored to be hosting an event for the Galaxy S11 series in February where it may also speak about the product.
Report: Nationals, Thames agree to 1-year, $4M deal .
The Washington Nationals agreed to a contract with free-agent first baseman Eric Thames pending a physical, Brittany Ghiroli of The Athletic reports. It's a one-year, $4-million deal with a mutual option for 2021, a source told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Thames will earn a base salary of $3 million in 2020, with a $1-million buyout cost on the $4-million mutual option. Thames effectively replaces Matt Adams as a left-handed first-base bat for Washington.The 33-year-old spent the last three seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers, where he served as one of their primary first basemen.