Good morning everyone! We’ve finally made it.
Buckle up and get ready for another season of Mariners baseball! Here’s what you need to know today.
In Mariners news...
- Greg Johns fielded questions on Felix Hernandez, Tim Lincecum, and others in his latest mailbag.
- Many reporters later said that this was a “typo” by the club and that the stadium will not be named for Proliance after the 2018 season. What do you think?
- Brent Stecker at My Northwest is optimistic about the Mariners’ starting rotation.
- Well, Taylor Motter didn’t cut his hair as short as some thought he did.
Last week I posted that I was cutting my hair. Some of you were disappointed and some of you were pretty happy. Well here’s the final product, 5 inches gone ♀️ pic.twitter.com/y8a9NP3qBk— Taylor Motter (@taylormotter7) February 13, 2018
- The Mariners added another arm to the pile.
Source says LHP Tyler Matzek has agreed to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training with the Seattle Mariners. Matzek looking to work his way back in a ML organization after being away from the game in 2017. #MLB— Mike Rankin (@Rankin906) February 7, 2018
Around the league...
- This comes as little surprise considering the team is looking to integrate Shohei Ohtani into its rotation.
The Angels held their team-wide meeting this morning. Mike Scioscia is now saying they intend to use a six-man rotation in 2018, as expected.— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) February 13, 2018
- Here’s proof that free agent camp is a thing.
- However, the media isn’t allowed to cover free agent spring training.
- Travis Sawchik still sees the Red Sox and J.D. Martinez as a perfect fit.
- The Dodgers officially re-upped with Chase Utley on a two-year contract.
- The Marlins should have the worst outfield in the majors this year, but just how bad can they really be?
- The Phillies are going to bring back their powder-blue jerseys that they used to wear.
- The Diamondbacks are going to use a humidor at home to try to water down the offensive totals at Chase Field.
- Shaun White helped the U.S. make history last night.