I may need a disguise when I visit Giants camp this spring training

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Bruce Bochy

I’m going to Arizona for spring training the second week of March. I think I may need a bodyguard if I go to Giants camp in Scottsdale, though. All of these tweets are from last night:

For the record, here is the handsome manager list again. I feel like, after all of this, Bochy should move up the list next year based on his sense of humor alone. A good sense of humor is extremely attractive.

Get well soon, Boch. Not that you need to be at 100% strength to pound my scrawny butt into goo if you choose too and like I deserve, but still.

Report: Mets, Jose Quintana agree to 2-year, $26 million deal

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SAN DIEGO — The New York Mets and José Quintana agreed to a two-year, $26 million contract, adding another veteran arm to the team’s rotation.

A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the move to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical.

New York has been rebuilding its pitching staff following a playoff loss to San Diego in the wild-card round. Three members of its rotation became free agents this offseason, and the Mets also had several openings in their bullpen.

Ace right-hander Justin Verlander agreed to a two-year, $86.7 million contract with New York.

Quintana played for Pittsburgh and St. Louis last season, going 6-7 with a 2.93 ERA in 32 starts. The left-hander was terrific after he was traded to the Cardinals in August, posting a 2.01 ERA in 12 appearances for the NL Central champions.

Quintana also worked 5 1/3 scoreless innings for St. Louis in his lone playoff start, but the Cardinals were eliminated by Philadelphia.