Good morning folks! Merry Christmas to those who celebrate, and I hope everyone else is enjoying their holiday season as well! Here are some links for you today.
In Mariners news...
- Corey Brock at The Athletic tells the full story of Jerry Dipoto’s health scare last winter and what the GM learned from the experience. ($)
Around the league...
- Kole Calhoun secured a new home.
- Meanwhile, a stud reliever joins what could be a stacked bullpen in 2020.
Sources: Mets have agreed to terms with Dellin Betances— Andy Martino (@martinonyc) December 24, 2019
- Nellie keeps on thriving.
- This is a really cool gesture.
Riley Howell, a 21-year-old University of North Carolina student who died in April while tackling a gunman on campus, has been immortalized by the makers of Star Wars as a Jedi master https://t.co/jJwUwrIp50— CNN (@CNN) December 25, 2019
- A new way to look at a classic.
Paul McCartney's "Wonderful Christmastime" is about friends practicing witchcraft but then someone walks in and they have to suddenly play it cool pic.twitter.com/0FscqecVzW— Ryan George (@theryangeorge) December 11, 2019
- Seattle’s new NHL franchise is already making inroads with the community, writes Scott Burnside at The Athletic. ($)