Good morning everybody! We’ve got a fairly light day for news, but there are a handful of stories you should check out as you get your day going.
In Mariners news...
- Yes, I do love this.
- The Mariners have had some trouble playing on the artificial Japanese turf.
Around the league...
- The Blue Jays are planning to raise the pay of their minor league players by 50% this season.
- A.J. Hinch has been suspended for one game for the spat he got into with Ángel Hernández.
- The Associated Press spoke to A’s right-hander Liam Hendriks for his thoughts on the upcoming series with Seattle.
- A game of Fortnite led to an altercation in the Phillies clubhouse late last season. The team is hoping that this new-look squad will have better chemistry than that one did.
- The NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket is out! The University of Washington is a 9 seed and will face off against Utah State while Gonzaga made it in as a 1 seed. Oregon will play against Wisconsin in a 5-12 game. Here’s the full bracket.