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In Mariners news...
- The bullpen could use all the help it could get right now.
Chasen Bradford threw live BP this morning. He threw 28 pitches and came out of feeling fine. He could be activated from the IL in San Diego.— Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) April 21, 2019
Around the league...
- It’s been a long time coming for Shelby Miller.
Shelby Miller, traded from the Braves to the D-backs for Ender Inciarte & Dansby Swanson, just got his first MLB win in 2 years... for Texas.— Melanie Newman (@MelanieLynneN) April 21, 2019
JOEY GALLO HAS JUST GOTTEN A SACRIFICE FLY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS CAREER WE CAN ALL SHUT UP ABOUT IT NOW— Levi Weaver (@ThreeTwoEephus) April 21, 2019
- Things have gone from bad to worse for the Yankees.
Boone said Judge has a “pretty significant” oblique strain. He wouldn’t give a definitive timetable about when Judge might return. Said the Yanks need to get through the next 2 weeks and evaluate where Judge is at that point.— Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) April 21, 2019
- Control the Zone, baby.
Breaking down @milb pitching strikeouts by organization and level. pic.twitter.com/YDs1VPTUH8— Daren Willman (@darenw) April 21, 2019
- Uh oh.
Dexter Fowler with an assist he would rather forget. pic.twitter.com/DLjeTgXUjd— Roger Cormier (@yayroger) April 21, 2019
- Joon Lee at ESPN tells the story of how Michael Chavis got the call-up to Boston.
Torn ACL for Matt Shoemaker. Out for the year #BlueJays— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) April 21, 2019
- In case you missed it, Albert Pujols passed Babe Ruth in career RBI and now sits fifth all-time, with a chance to slot into third shortly.
- James Paxton became the first Yankees starter to strike out 12 batters in back-to-back outings in over 20 years.
- This play is absolutely bonkers from start to finish.
The catch.— Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) April 21, 2019
The most unreal double play you'll ever see #RootedInOakland pic.twitter.com/vuB5EsgDhd
- Christian D’Andrea outlines the long journey that led Kyler Murray from first-round MLB draft selection to potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick.
- Some of you may remember her viral video from a few months ago. Well, her college career has come to a close.
Katelyn Ohashi absolutely crushed the final routine of her collegiate career pic.twitter.com/6itBzeQ9RP— espnW (@espnW) April 21, 2019