Hey everyone and happy Wednesday! I hope your week has been good so far. Here are some links to get your day started.
In Mariners news...
- Oh man...just tragic.
Today we had to put my mom in an Alzheimer’s assisted living home. In 2014, I never thought this day would come. To see a steady decline over the last 4 years has been eye opening. I feel so bad for my family, my dad, and mostly her. No one deserves how awful this disease is.— Braden Bishop (@bradenbishop7) June 26, 2018
- Simply unfair.
Edwin Diaz, 99mph Fastball and 90mph Slider, Overlay.— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) June 26, 2018
Around the league...
- Man, this dude is fun.
Gorgeous Swing 101. Javy Baez. pic.twitter.com/tL6w2nFc56— Sung Min Kim (@sung_minkim) June 27, 2018
- So the Rays put one of their relievers at first base.
- This is great.
Yasiel Puig’s photos for ESPN the Magazine’s body issue were the talk of the #Dodgers clubhouse yesterday. Kenley Jansen: “One of my favorite things, man, peanuts. Can’t even eat them anymore. I just think about little Puig.” https://t.co/awQ5KCHUJB— Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) June 26, 2018
- Get well soon, Sandy!
Sandy Alderson will take an immediate leave of absence from the Mets to prioritize his health, Jeff Wilpon announces.— Tim Britton (@TimBritton) June 26, 2018
Alderson has experienced a recurrence of cancer. He is currently undergoing treatment, with surgery likely sometime in the summer. He said his prognosis is good.— Tim Britton (@TimBritton) June 26, 2018
- Meanwhile in Toronto...
Bad news for #BlueJays: Josh Donaldson has a setback while rehabbing left calf. Suffered an acute strain while taking groundballs in preparation for a rehab game. Will be re-evaluated in three weeks.— Kaitlyn McGrath (@kaitlyncmcgrath) June 26, 2018
- A dead body was discovered in a freezer at Suntrust Park in Atlanta.
- Zack Greinke is the best pitcher in the world at defending the bunt, writes Sam Miller at ESPN.
- The American League All-Star update came out yesterday, and a few Mariners are making some noise.
- Archie Bradley reportedly pitched in a game this year with crapped pants.
- Jeez...just awful.