Happy Opening Day! We’ve finally made it to the regular season. From now until the end of October we’ll have baseball that matters to talk about. That’s so exciting to think about. The first game today starts at around 9am for those of you on the west coast. So we’ll have some games all day. Let’s get you some links to help you enjoy your day full of baseball.
In Mariners news...
- It was always Ichiro’s dream to return to Seattle, and now he’ll do so while starting on Opening Day.
- This is no surprise but it’s cool to see.
- Marc W at U.S.S. Mariner pens his own version of the classic “if it all goes wrong” for the Mariners.
Around the league...
- Derek Holland did an entire interview in the voice of Kermit the Frog.
- Rays right-hander Nathan Eovaldi will have to undergo elbow surgery.
- Tim Tebow will begin the season on the Mets’ Double-A club.
- Jay Jaffe at Fangraphs takes a look at the best deals made this winter from the team’s perspectives.
- Aaron Judge says there’s no pressure for him to perform well this year after a breakout 2017 campaign.
- Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss up to six weeks with a torn MCL due to a luggage accident.
- Former M’s prospect Ji-Man Choi has cracked the Brewers’ Opening Day roster.
- Let’s be honest, what else matters today?