Good morning everyone! Let's get your morning started with the latest news and stories from the internets of baseball:
- Tyler Carmont of Prospect Insider thinks Franklin Gutierrez should get another shot with the Mariners next year.
- Luke Arkins of Prospect Insider thinks James Jones and Stefen Romero will have trouble finding success in Seattle.
- Austin Jackson seems to be the subject of some trade talks now that the outfielder has cleared trade waivers.
- Carlos Gomez stirred up a little drama during the Astros' road trip in New York.
- Grant Brisbee lists the five biggest regrets of the previous offseason.
- Curt Schilling has been removed from Little League World Series coverage following a controversial tweet.
- Jeff Sullivan wonders if Justin Verlander has found his stuff again.
- In a mostly unrelated story, Verlander lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning.
- The left field experiment appears to be over for Hanley Ramirez, who will slide over to first base next season.
- Bat flips have become increasingly common in baseball, and not just during home runs.
- Watch Starling Marte get an outfield assist on the most nonchalant throw in history.