Good morning everyone! As the All-Star Break continues, the M’s minor league teams have been pretty exciting. Let’s check out what they’re up to.
In Mariners news...
- Cal Raleigh swatted two more homers last night!
Cal Raleigh blasts a 2-run HR!! This is ridiculous. 20th HR.— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) July 11, 2019
- This is an awesome camera angle of one of those shots.
There is something extremely aesthetically appealing about this Cal Raleigh home run. pic.twitter.com/c0TP0s23TM— Colin O'Keefe (@colinokeefe) July 10, 2019
.@EverettAquaSox manager Jose Moreno has been suspended by the Mariners organization for one week, a Mariners spokesperson confirmed. The details of the suspension were not disclosed.— Josh Horton (@JoshHortonEDH) July 11, 2019
- Greg Johns puts together some potential trades the M’s could make at the deadline.
- Congratulations to the Swansons!
- TJ Cotterill at Baseball America talks about what the Mariners liked in George Kirby when they selected him.
Around the league...
- The Atlantic League is experimenting with a rule that will allow baserunners to steal first base. Read about it here.
- Stephanie Apstein at Sports Illustrated notes that the players are going to have trouble in CBA negotiations if they can’t decide what they want.
- Jayson Stark at The Athletic thinks that Major League Baseball would do itself well to listen to Justin Verlander. ($)
- This would be nuts.