Good morning everyone and a happy Thursday! Yesterday’s game was kind of a stinker. The M’s will have a tough go of things today as they face the American League Pitcher of the Month in Sean Manaea. Here are some links to get your day started before the game.
In Mariners news...
- That boy fast.
.@Mariners prospect Ian Miller ran a loooooooong way for this catch!#MiLB pic.twitter.com/wMLtPB0dLl— MiLB.com (@MiLB) May 2, 2018
- Alright, so Edwin Díaz did earn some respect from the league.
.@EdiDiaz44 has been named American League Reliever of the Month. #Mariners— MarinersPR (@MarinersPR) May 2, 2018
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- Hop on over to Reddit tomorrow to chat with Mike Zunino!
Set a reminder now—Mike Zunino is swinging by r/Mariners on Friday afternoon for a Reddit AMA. Get your questions in.— Mariners (@Mariners) May 3, 2018
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Around the league...
- Uh oh.
Callaway: deGrom injured his elbow swinging and missing in his last at-bat. He’s currently getting an MRI.— Tim Britton (@TimBritton) May 3, 2018
- Check out this all-Lookout Landing version of Short Relief with Baseball Prospectus!
- Dan Haren has been a big part of the Diamondbacks’ pitching success in the last couple of years, writes Nick Piecoro.
- Take a wild ride through the strange career of Adam Dunn.
- Alexis Brudnicki at The Hardball Times discusses her experiences going through MLB scout school.
- Johnny Cueto might have to visit Dr. James Andrews about his elbow issues.
- Trevor Bauer basically cheated just to prove a point, writes Travis Sawchik.
- The Yankees are finally rounding into form, writes Coley Harvey at ESPN.
- Mookie Betts had a three-homer game yesterday. So did Edwin Encarnacion.
- Former Mariner John Hicks had a walk-off bunt single for the Tigers yesterday.