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In Mariners news...
- Well, this is interesting. Just a reminder, readers and commenters.....streets is watching:
Maybe you're enjoying Shohei Ohtani. But Mariners fans sure aren't. https://t.co/HDch8j6VTu— Will Leitch (@williamfleitch) April 18, 2018
- Here is a review of Seattle Mariners international prospects from Baseball America.
- Mike Zunino is on his way back and he is ready to mash.
Around the league...
- This is behind a paywall, but WSJ goes in-depth on the trend of large pitching staffs in MLB.
- Here comes Tyler O’Neill!
STL promoting outfield prospect Tyler O'Neill https://t.co/exJfgE1Dxy— Rotoworld Baseball (@Rotoworld_BB) April 18, 2018
- In very sad former Mariners news, Taijuan Walker’s season is over:
Taijuan Walker needs Tommy John surgery and done for the year— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) April 18, 2018
- In other former Mariners news:
.@Braves place RHP José Ramirez (right shoulder inflammation) on 10-day DL; recall LHP Jesse Biddle from Triple-A Gwinnett.— MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) April 18, 2018
- Joey Bats rides again! At third base, no less.
The Atlanta #Braves today agreed to terms with free agent infielder José Bautista on a one-year minor-league contract for the 2018 season, and he has reported to Atlanta’s extended spring training complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. He will play third base.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 18, 2018
- Possible MLB expansion or relocation news for Portland, OR:
BREAKING: Major League Baseball to Portland Group — Portland Diamond Project — has made formal offers on two stadium sites.— John Canzano (@johncanzanobft) April 17, 2018
Both in proximity to downtown.
- This sounds pretty bad:
The Indians received some unfortunate news to one of their most popular players in the organization, as first baseman Mike Napoli has suffered a "significant" knee injury while playing in Triple-A Columbus. https://t.co/FbRlwJqa5x— MLB Daily Dish (@mlbdailydish) April 18, 2018
- Cool, so can the Mariners have Mike Ford back now, ya jerks?
Source confirms: Yankees have finalized a new minor-league deal with Adam Lind.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) April 18, 2018
- I see I have similar taste in movies as Eduardo Escobar:
Eduardo Escobar met Nicolas Cage at the team hotel. Told him he loved ‘The Rock’ and ‘Face/Off’ and how his English speaking has improved by watching his movies. Cage: ‘Thank you, Escobar’ and took the picture. https://t.co/BZgL2SAJOq— Dan Hayes (@DanHayesMLB) April 18, 2018
- Huge, if true:
RHP Sergio Romo has already delivered for #Rays today - he walked in carrying a couple trays of mini-cheesecakes he baked last night. Had them put in the food room next week to the healthy fruit snacks.— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) April 18, 2018
- Take an insane journey with this delightful story thread:
Someday I will tell you the story of the day I had today, and it will be the greatest twitter story I have ever told.— Erin Burr, sir (@erinscafe) April 18, 2018
- Just in case you missed this Vogel-gem: