Yesterday was Dontrelle Willis’ birthday.
I am curious to hear some of your favorite windups from former Mariner pitchers. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments!
In Mariners News...
- Former Mariner prospect DJ Peterson is joining the White Sox.
The White Sox are selling opportunity to major league free agents—and also minor league free agents.— Matt Eddy (@MattEddyBA) January 12, 2019
The club has signed one-time top prospects RHP Randall Delgado, 1B D.J. Peterson and LHP Jacob Lindgren to minor league deals.
- The Mariners reached agreements with two arbitration eligible players.
Mariners two arbitration agreements:— Greg Johns (@GregJohnsMLB) January 12, 2019
OF Domingo Santana $1.95M.
LH Roenis Elias $910,000
- Art Warren brought a road trip buddy with him on his trip to Arizona to prepare for Spring Training.
Art Warren is en route to spring training with a buddy. Drive safe, Big Art and Lil’ Art! pic.twitter.com/HdJK9dxX3f— Lookout Landing (@LookoutLanding) January 12, 2019
Around the League...
- MLBTR’s arbitration tracker has a list of all the deals that were reached prior to Friday’s deadline.
- James Paxton reached a deal with the Yankees. He’s making quite a bit more than his $4.9 million 2018 salary.
James Paxton and the Yankees settled for $8.575M, avoiding arbitration. Yankees signed all their arg-eligible guys except Luis Severino. Betances ($7.25M), Bird ($1.2M), Didi ($11.75M), Gray ($7.5M), Hicks ($6M), Kahnle ($1.3875M) and Romine ($1.8M) were the others.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) January 12, 2019
- A top draft prospect underwent surgery to repair an achilles injury.
.@TexasBaseball announces SS David Hamilton will miss the season after undergoing surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. Hamilton ranks No. 79 on the Top 100 Draft Prospects list.— Teddy Cahill (@tedcahill) January 12, 2019
- A few MLB players came together to play a celebrity softball game in efforts to raise money for a couple great causes.
Christian Yelich, Ryan Braun, Mike Moustakas, Justin Turner, Joc Pederson, Tyler Skaggs, Jack Flaherty and many others all coming together to raise money for a great cause https://t.co/zZA0WLlKdt— Kyle Glaser (@KyleAGlaser) January 12, 2019
- JD Martinez met Drake, which I guess is pretty cool.
- Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi is set to be the world’s first cashless stadium.
- The Padres and Dodgers are both trying to acquire Corey Kluber.
- Mike Hopkins coached his 50th game with the Huskies yesterday.