We’re nearly a week into 2018. Time is flying already! Enjoy the moment by taking a look at these links.
In Mariners News...
- Hear Evan White talk about his first professional season.
- Kyle Lewis is “working out without limitations,” Greg Johns reports.
- Nelson Cruz is preparing to give Mariners fans another season with plenty of homers.
- The Mariners had a strong showing in support of the Santa Rosa Fire Relief clinic.
Lots of support from @Mariners at the Santa Rosa Fire Relief baseball clinic w/ @TonyArnerich, @bradenbishop7 and David Flores volunteering time for families recovering from fires. #GoNuts #SeasonOfGiving pic.twitter.com/vFAzxEmquO— Modesto Nuts (@ModestoNuts) January 5, 2018
- Scott Lindholm projects that Edgar Martinez will be elected into the Hall of Fame this season based off of a public ballot tracker.
Around the League...
- Former Mariner Drew Smyly is recruiting Alex Cobb to the Cubs.
- LL Legacy Meg Rowley is the new managing editor of The Hardball Times!
- Boone Logan is now a Brewer.
- Rafael Palmeiro hinting at a comeback?
Good to be back in the cage again. The comeback is real. pic.twitter.com/uA8FMjyTjv— Rafael Palmeiro (@Rafael_Palmeiro) January 5, 2018
- The Padres will likely sign Kazuhisa Makita.
- The Yankees are in a good spot to sign Manny Machado.
nothing is close yet, but the yankees talked recently to the orioles about manny machado. and of all the interested teams, they just might have the best chance. https://t.co/xZg57vY9Fz— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) January 6, 2018
- Knuckleballer Steven Wright signed with the Red Sox, avoiding arbitration.
Can confirm Steven Wright, Red Sox agreed to a $1.1 million deal to avoid arbitration. @JonHeyman first— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) January 6, 2018
- Adrian Beltre has been incredible for the Rangers.