What a win last night! After losing five in a row, the Mariners could sweep the A’s with a win tonight. Let’s finish the weekend strong!
Sidenote: My buddy and I are taking a golf trip to the Palm Springs area, because nothing beats the 110 degree heat. Does anyone know any fun courses to play around there?
In Mariners News...
- Yesterday was Shae Simmons’ birthday.
- Bob Dutton has updates on Felix Hernandez and James Paxton.
- A strong performance from Luis Liberato lifted Modesto to victory.
Nuts win 6-2!— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) September 3, 2017
Robert Dugger 6IP, 2H, 0R, 2BB, 6K, WIN
Luis Liberato 3-4, HR, 3RBI
Eric Filia 2-4
Donnie Walton 2-4, 2B, R, 2RBI
- Austin Grebeck’s first AAA homer tied the game in the top of the ninth; however, the Rainiers fell short, 7-6.
Austin Grebeck smokes a solo HR to tie the game at 6-6 in the top of the 9th!— Tacoma Rainiers (@RainiersLand) September 3, 2017
Around the League...
- During the Twins’ dominant win, Byron Buxton set land-speed records.
- The Indians have won 10 games in a row, largely because of fantastic pitching.
Indians rotation 9-0, 1.38 ERA during 10-game win streak.— Richard Justice (@richardjustice) September 3, 2017
- Rhys Hoskins is a home run machine.
- Giancarlo Stanton’s 52nd home run was absolutely crushed.
- Victor Martinez will undergo a heart procedure.
- Yu Darvish donated a lot of money to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
Yu Darvish made $100,000 donation thru Rangers’ fundraising efforts for Hurricane relief. Money will go to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.— TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger) September 2, 2017
- Deondre Francois and Cam Newton look like twins.