Good morning folks! The trade deadline still looms close by, but we have yet to see any major activity. Until then, it’s the calm before the storm. Let’s get to it.
In Mariners news...
- Mac Williamson has found a new home.
Source: Samsung Lions close to signing OF, Mac Williamson. Slashed .378/.459/.756, 9HR in 23G in AAA & .156/.250/.258, 4HR in 40G with #SFGiants, #Mariners. Williamson will replace RHP Justin Haley who struggled with a 5.75ERA over 82.2 IP. #KBO #MLB— Sung Min Kim (@sung_minkim) July 23, 2019
- Baseball America talked to Julio Rodríguez about his baseball career so far.
- The Mariners have cut ties with outfielder Eric Young, Jr., who had spent basically his whole season with Tacoma.
Around the league...
- This is an amazing stat.
Here's a thing: Through 64 games at age 20, Fernando Tatis Jr. has already accrued more fWAR than all Padres shortstops in the last 12 years combined.— AJ Cassavell (@AJCassavell) July 23, 2019
- Please don’t let advertisements on foul poles become a thing everywhere.
- Trea Turner hit for the cycle last night in the Nationals’ game against Colorado.
- The Dodgers are planning to unveil a Sandy Koufax statue in 2020.
- Robinson Canó had his best game of the season last night, belting three homers in the Mets 5-2 win over San Diego.
- Eddie Matz at ESPN wrote about the emergence of Kirby Yates.