Baseball news has slowed down as we approach the holidays...but we’ve still got some news for you!
In Mariners news...
- Corey Brock at The Athletic discussed the potential impact — or lack thereof — of the Mariners’ staff getting plucked by other organizations. ($)
- Hey, we know that guy!
Around the league...
- Fangraphs has some helpful trackers recently deployed for the offseason.
- The Dodgers and Red Sox are still in touch on a potential Mookie Betts swap.
- So when are we sending him to the Hall of Fame?
It's time.— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) December 17, 2019
We're retiring the number 1. pic.twitter.com/kOp1B1cE4g
- Not sure if I’m ready to see a hair-free Gerrit Cole.
Gerrit Cole has about 20 hours or so to shave and get a haircut. The Yankees will formally introduce him at a Yankee Stadium press conference on Wednesday at 11am ET.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) December 17, 2019
- The bullpen signings continue to trickle in.
The #Stlcards have a deal deal with Korean lefthander Kwang-hyun Kim— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 17, 2019
- The Blue Jays also inked a deal with an international player.
#BlueJays’ deal with RHP Shun Yamaguchi is for two years and just over $6M, plus performance bonuses. Pending a physical.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 17, 2019
- This is the best one. It cannot be topped.