Fred VanVleet gets two-year deal from Raptors

Guard Fred VanVleet, a restricted free agent, will return to the Toronto Raptors after agreeing to a two-year, $18 million deal, according to multiple reports.
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VanVleet was a finalist for the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award, averaging 8.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 76 games last season.

VanVleet led a Raptors bench that outscored its opponents by 296 points last season — more than 100 points better than any other team.

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Alcantara (1-0) struck out two and gave up five walks and three hits.

A little bit wild, a little bit of trouble with the strike zone, but being able to get through five — he’s still a work in progress, Marlins manager Don Mattingly said.

The 22-year old right-hander was the top prospect acquired in the offseason trade that sent Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals. Alcantara made eight relief appearances for the Cardinals last season.

(Alcantara) has a very promising future, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said.

JT Riddle hit a three-run homer and Lewis Brinson, who had three hits, also homered in a pivotal six-run third inning.

JT able to hit that just kind of breaks it open from there and we’re in pretty good shape, Mattingly said

Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto returned to the lineup after missing four games with a hand injury. Realmuto went 1 of 4 with an RBI and also picked off a runner at second base.