Good morning folks! Unfortunately there isn’t a whole lot of news to report on this day-after-Mother’s-Day. The news cycle dried up this Sunday and now all we have time to think about is the sadness that is Canó’s injury. Well, let’s get to that and more on this Monday.
In Mariners news...
- In case you missed it, Robinson Canó broke his wrist on a hit by pitch and might need surgery to repair it.
- TJ Cotterill at The News Tribune wonders how the M’s will plan to fill second base in Canó’s absence.
Around the league...
- Adrián Beltré might have to miss more time after he re-injured his hamstring.
- Brewers starter Freddy Peralta struck out 13 batters in five shutout innings in his MLB debut yesterday. Here’s how he did it.
- Javier Baez of the Cubs had an MVP-caliber month without drawing a single walk. Jesse Rogers investigates.
- A raccoon had to be captured in Dodger Stadium before their last game against the Reds.
- Josh Hader represents the next step in the strikeout revolution, writes Bradford Doolittle.
- The Pades have called up top prospect and minor league home run leader Franmil Reyes.
- Former University of Washington superstar softball player Danielle Lawrie is attempting to make a comeback to the sport in the hopes that she can compete in the 2020 Olympics.