Hello, friends. I hope the links arriving later than normal didn't ruin your Saturday morning. All blame for late links can be directed towards me. I deserve it.
Anyways, fashionably late links are just as great as perfectly punctual links, so before I waste anymore of your time, let’s get on to the good stuff:
Around the League...
- Garrett Richards continues to struggle to get healthy.
- ESPN highlights just how powerful Aaron Judge truly is.
- Rob Manfred really likes the design for the Braves’ new ballpark.
- Take a look at the Reds’ fancy new bullpen.
- The Dodgers are putting up a statue in Jackie Robinson’s memory.
In Mariners news...
- Tyler O’Neill had a walk-off last night, but it didn't go how one might expect.
- Leonys Martin is making some swing adjustments, hoping to overcome his slow start.
- Boog Powell put together a solid day for the Rainiers:
Boog Powell has reached base 3 times tonight. 2-3, R, BB, SB. #Rainiers— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) April 15, 2017
- Felix Hernandez is one of only two players with no walks through 18 or more innings:
- The Husky Baseball team employs a unique strategy when their ace, Noah Bremer, takes the hill. They start the game with a reliever, and then bring Bremer in for the second or third inning. Read about the strategy behind this idea.