Good morning everyone and happy last links of the offseason (preseason?)! Tomorrow is the day where we’ll have some real baseball to watch, so today is the last day you’ll have to suffer without it until the All-Star Break. Let’s get you those links to get you through your day.
In Mariners news...
- SoDo Mojo profiled Mariners infield prospect Bryson Brigman.
- M’s fans can now use the Link Light Rail to get to games at Safeco for free.
- In case you missed it, the Mariners agreed to a minor league contract with outfielder Jayson Werth, who will reportedly go to Tacoma to start the season.
- Marc W at U.S.S. Mariner provides some of his thoughts going into Opening Day.
Around the league...
- The Padres have cut ties with starter Chris Young.
- According to Ryan Divish at the Seattle Times, the M’s offered Young a front office role.
well they offered him a front office job this offseason.— Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) March 27, 2018
- Ben Lindbergh of The Ringer discussed the similarities between real-life baseball and the physics of the game in the PlayStation video game MLB The Show.
- I guess it’s a good thing they don’t do this during the season.
Double hit over Mookie Betts' head while he is being interviewed by ESPN -- "I ain't getting this one, boys" -- ESPN booth cracks up. pic.twitter.com/SXLhuaUfP9— Cork Gaines (@CorkGaines) March 27, 2018
- Which teams are ready to win right now? Which teams are looking to win in the future? Grant Brisbee sorts it all out for you.
- Somewhat similarly, Sam Miller takes a look at the goals for every team in the sport this season.
- Top A’s pitching prospect A.J. Puk has a “ligament issue” in his pitching elbow and is seeking a second opinion on it.
- The Rays have acquired Rob Refsnyder from the Indians in a minor trade.
- The National Football League has added some new rules to promote safety in the league, including banning players from lowering their heads to make a hit.