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In Mariners news...
- /grimace emoji
Félix Hernández has been informed that he will NOT be pitching on Opening Day for the Seattle Mariners. Last year, Hernández became the seventh pitcher in MLB history to make 10 straight Opening Day starts. https://t.co/vaRAAbU0fO— Marly Rivera (@MarlyRiveraESPN) March 9, 2019
- Dan Wilson has a son who also plays baseball!
- They borrowed each other’s shoes, you guys
Just two friends talkin hitting pic.twitter.com/9FhsozL8wq— Lookout Landing (@LookoutLanding) March 8, 2019
Julio Rodriguez signing autographs while wearing one of Jarred Kelenic’s shoes cause they decided to go half and half for BP has to be one of my favorite things ever, no hyperbole pic.twitter.com/IkkQKJrgWR— Lydia Cruz (@TheLydiaCruz) March 8, 2019
Around the league...
- In case you haven’t heard, strange things are afoot in the Atlantic League:
Breaking: the rules changes @MLB is experimenting with in the @AtlanticLg are here:— ((( Jacob Bogage ))) (@jacobbogage) March 8, 2019
- move the mound back 2 feet
- larger bases (18 sq in)
- prohibition against defensive shifts
- radar-enabled K zone
- 3 batter minimum for pitchers
- no mound visits unless removing pitcher
- Today in “Meet the Mets!”
Some Mets had a cake-baking competition last night. The team of Dominic Smith, Drew Smith & Andres Gimenez won.— Tim Healey (@timbhealey) March 8, 2019
“I surprised myself,” Dom said of his funfetti cake quality.
Dom is wearing a medal that says “winner” on the front and “best cake 2019” in black marker on the back.
- All right:
- That’s called devotion to your (other) craft:
Dave Roberts said Joe Kelly told him he hurt his back while standing too long cooking Cajun food.— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) March 8, 2019
W H A T T H E F U C K
Someone in Adelaide, Australia needs to run for their damn life. pic.twitter.com/r7IEt22W54— manuel. (@MANUELCAV) March 5, 2019
Have you gotten HYPED on Matthew Leib’s new hype video yet?