Hey folks! It’s Monday here at Lookout Landing (and presumably, wherever you are as you’re reading this too). We’ve got some fresh links to start off your day.
In Mariners news...
- With his 54th save that he just recorded yesterday, Edwin Díaz has the fifth-most saves in a single season all-time.
Around the league...
- This is so sweet.
- Seems like this would be bad for your knees.
Abiatal Avelino struck out in his first big league at-bat. He has an interesting routine before getting to the plate: pic.twitter.com/3H2c8Rroa0— Alex Pavlovic (@PavlovicNBCS) September 8, 2018
- Korean baseball is the best. My mind cannot be changed on this.
Park Sul-Min may have changed the bat flip game forever pic.twitter.com/nrGeT51tWx— Routine Baseball (@RoutineBaseball) September 9, 2018
Braun hit Bumgarner hard twice. So Bumgarner throws in three times. Braun and Bum exchanged words after the second pitch. Then he hits him with the third one. Benches cleared, sort of. Now Craig Counsell has been ejected. --MORE TO COME— Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) September 9, 2018
- The Angels are planning to discuss a potential contract extension with Mike Trout soon.
- Indians third baseman José Ramírez became the first player with a 30-30 season since Trout did it in 2012.
- Major League Baseball announced some of the players that will be going to Japan this fall to play in the Japan All-Star Series.
- Check out this incredible piece by Sally Jenkins at The Washington Post about Serena Williams and her battle with umpire Carlos Ramos during the U.S. Open final.
- This is how Serena summarized her thoughts on the situation.