In Mariners news...
- Congrats, Bob!
Around the league...
- An article came out on the New York Times yesterday that wasn’t flattering to The Athletic — a new sports publication that has hired a lot of star-studded writers.
- Barstool Van Talk lasted just one episode before getting yanked.
Statement from ESPN President John Skipper about Barstool Van Talk: pic.twitter.com/ysgSKDvmjx— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) October 23, 2017
- R.J. Anderson at CBS Sports wonders how Shohei Otani will be received in the video game realm of baseball.
- Here are some early leads on who the Nationals are looking at to fill their manager vacancy. Luckily for Mariners fans, Manny Acta has already managed there so he’s not likely to go back.
- The Angels have hired Eric Hinske to serve as the team’s hitting coach.