Even on a Sunday morning in the middle of December we have plenty of news and notes to sort through. Pass the time with the links posted below.
In Mariners News...
- The Mariners just signed former National Tommy Milone.
Ex-Nats alert (two-time edition): LHP Tommy Milone has signed a minor league contract with the Mariners.— Pete Kerzel (@masnPete) December 8, 2018
- Here’s an updated list of players the Mariners have signed to minor league contracts this offseason.
Updated list of players signed to a minor league contract this offseason:— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) December 8, 2018
Orlando Calixte IF
Nabil Crismatt RHP
Zac Grotz RHP
Robinson Leyer RHP
Jose Lobaton C
Tim Lopes IF
Ian McKinney LHP
Tommy Milone LHP
Austin Nola C
Tito Polo OF
Tayler Scott RHP#Mariners
- John Sickels ranks the Mariners top 10 prospects following the Mariners many moves.
Mariners Top 10 revised for trade with Mets 1) Justus Sheffield, B+ 2) Jarred Kelenic, B+/B 3) Evan White, B 4) Justin Dunn, B 5) Logan Gilbert, B 6) Kyle Lewis, B- 7) Julio Rodriguez, B- 8) Dom Thompson-Williams B- 9) Braden Bishop B- 10) Cal Raleigh, B-— John Sickels (@MinorLeagueBall) December 8, 2018
- Braden Bishop just got engaged.
- Ryan Rowland-Smith, Rick Rizzs, and others got out in the community yesterday.
Around the League...
- Mike Napoli retired yesterday.
- Oakland Athletic draftee Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy.
- Here’s an article looking at how Heisman Award Winner Kyler Murray’s baseball and football talents work together.
- Oakland’s Triple A Affiliates changed their name to the Las Vegas Aviators.
The Triple-A team in Las Vegas is now the Aviators. Oakland A’s affiliate https://t.co/TVITiQWiPQ— SB Nation MLB (@SBNationMLB) December 8, 2018
- Baseball America breaks down the history of GMs trading top prospects.
- Kyler Murray has some advice for Bryce Harper.
- Will Leitch ranked the top 10 starting rotations in baseball.
- The Huskies got to work preparing for the Rose Bowl yesterday.