Hey everyone and happy Monday! We’re in the home stretch of the regular season here for the M’s. Here are some things that you should know today.
In Mariners news...
- Jerry Dipoto recognizes the difficulty of the position the Mariners are in as a middle-of-the-pack team.
- Félix Hernández will make one more start this season.
Around the league...
- Oh wow, that’s a lot of A’s employees.
Here's a very cool thing: The A's are sending any fulltime staffers who want to go to Seattle for the series this week. More than 100 A's employees will be at Safeco.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) September 23, 2018
- The Marlins had the worst season-long home attendance since the 2004 Montreal Expos.
- Charlie Morton lasted just an inning yesterday in his start for the Astros before leaving due to shoulder discomfort.
- The Diamondbacks have officially been eliminated from postseason contention, and their collapse was mighty.
In September thus far, the Diamondbacks have a 5-16 record, the second-worst in the majors, ahead of only the Giants, who are 4-16. The Orioles also have just 5 wins, though they only have 15 losses at the moment. https://t.co/GW3T9BDtlh— Positive Residual (@presidual) September 24, 2018
- José Bautista is planning to come back in 2019, and he wants to play for a contender.
- Longtime White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrselson worked his final game for the franchise yesterday.
- Pinstripe Alley wonders if the Luke Voit success story is something that has any predictive value for the Yankees.
- In other Yankees news, shortstop Didi Gregorius may be out for the year with a cartilage tear in his wrist.
- This is pretty funny.
- No way.