Good morning everybody! Yesterday was a pretty busy day in baseball news, so let’s get to it.
In Mariners news...
- Andrew Moore’s first week back in the Mariners system was a good one.
Congrats @AndrewG_23 on being named Texas League Pitcher of the Week!— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) May 28, 2019
- And he wasn’t the only one!
Ljay Newsome named Cal League Pitcher of the Week.— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) May 28, 2019
Around the league...
- It’s pretty incredible when you put these kinds of stats into context.
Career games with three or more strikeouts:— Ryan M. Spaeder (@theaceofspaeder) May 27, 2019
Adam Dunn - 173*
Ichiro Suzuki - 22
Fernando Tatis Jr. - 2
Tony Gwynn - 1
Bill Buckner - 0
- Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago was abuzz in the continuation of a rain-suspended game from Monday.
- I guess the rain wasn’t enough for Yolmer Sánchez.
Yolmer has succumbed to madness. pic.twitter.com/iXHnlOTVwc— Jim Margalus (@SoxMachine) May 27, 2019
This has to be the WORST 1st pitch ever. Before the Royals game in Chicago tonight. pic.twitter.com/WIgL6xwZXU— Rod Smith (@RodKRCG13) May 29, 2019
- If you ever felt like Wade LeBlanc was getting hung out to dry by the relievers that came after him, he is.
- Oh no.
Odúbel Herrera was arrested and charged with simple assault after a domestic violence incident on Monday at 8:33 p.m. at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, according to a police report.— Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) May 28, 2019
Major League Baseball has placed Odúbel Herrera on administrative leave, according to a source. League officials are investigating Monday’s domestic violence incident.— Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) May 28, 2019
- The A’s have officially released Fernando Rodney.
- Well this is not ideal.
Yankees minor leaguers Cale Coshow and David Sosebee have quite the unique living arrangements. pic.twitter.com/qbe2CqdQkd— YES Network (@YESNetwork) May 28, 2019
- Yes, yes. Totally normal for a team in contention.
Tonight's announced attendance at the Trop: 5,786— Juan Toribio (@juanctoribio) May 29, 2019
- If you haven’t read enough stories about how good the Astros are, Ben Clemens at Fangraphs puts their current situation into perspective.
- Major League Baseball has changed the way it does All-Star voting.
- Dan Szymborski at Fangraphs wonders if this is it for Dustin Pedroia.
- The rise of Derek Dietrich continues. The Reds utilityman slugged three home runs yesterday.
- What is up with people?