Hey everyone! Let's get your morning starter with the best news and analysis from the past few days:
- The Mariners decided to release reliever Joel Peralta after DFA'ing him on Thursday.
- Jeff Sullian was encouraged by James Paxton's outing against San Diego.
- Tyler Carmont tries to figure out what's wrong with Taijuan Walker.
- There are some players you'll never be able to stop from taking PED's, writes Grant Brisbee.
- Julio Urias' second start was even worse than his first one.
- August Fagerstrom isn't concerned by Urias' first two outings.
- Manny Machado could demand nearly half a billion dollars for his next contract.
- The White Sox have acquired starter James Shields.