Good morning and happy Monday everyone! I know, I know. There are no happy Mondays. Well maybe I can make it at least a little better.
There wasn’t a whole lot of news yesterday, but here’s a few stories to get your day started. Enjoy!
In Mariners news...
- David Laurila at Fangraphs has a pretty cool story on how the Mariners “accidentally” discovered Dan Altavilla (scroll down a little in this link).
Around the league...
- Holy shit.
Aaron Judge just hit a 495 foot home run. FOUR HUNDRED AND NINETY FIVE pic.twitter.com/mGdZWxyPf1— That Dude (@cjzer0) June 11, 2017
- Buster Olney lists the best signings of the previous offseason. Greg Holland was the best signing in his opinion.
- Red alert! The Diamondbacks have designated Tom Wilhelmsen for assignment!
- Jameson Taillon is set to make his first start since he received surgery to treat testicular cancer.
- This poor kid.
Our man was not going to be denied in the Icee Chugging Contest. No matter the cost.— Memphis Redbirds (@memphisredbirds) June 11, 2017
No. Matter. The. Cost.#BrainFreeze #AutoZoneParkFun pic.twitter.com/swg1LMPP4P
- Yesterday Max Scherzer became the third-fastest player to ever reach 2,000 career strikeouts.
- The Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup Finals yesterday. Go hockey I guess.