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In Mariners news...
- Shouts to Evan White.
First round of AL BP. Nolan Jones 5 HRs. Wander Franco 4. Evan White 2.— JJ Cooper (@jjcoop36) July 7, 2019
Also, Ken Griffey Jr. giving Evan White hitting tips in the dugout is a mood:
When The Kid’s in the dugout, you’ve got to pick his brain!@Mariners #FuturesGame pic.twitter.com/TOT5hUtM41— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) July 8, 2019
- The future is bright.
Justin Dunn fastball-changeup overlay. #Mariners #FuturesGame pic.twitter.com/2ad9QShXuE— Lance Brozdowski (@LanceBroz) July 7, 2019
- And more good Justin Dunn content.
coolest thing i’ve seen so far today at the futures game: mariners pitching prospect justin dunn has a black panther baseball glove pic.twitter.com/d72Pbc3TVN— Joon Lee (@joonlee) July 7, 2019
- Look at that sweet swing.
Mets fans look away.— Cespedes Family BBQ (@CespedesBBQ) July 7, 2019
Jarred Kelenic BP. Dude is gonna be A MONSTER. pic.twitter.com/vSU1mKasu6
- We’ve got a Dan Altavilla update.
Relatively good news for Dan Altavilla: MRI showed flexor strain in elbow but no UCL damage. He’ll be sidelined awhile, but no Tommy John surgery as he’d feared.— Greg Johns (@GregJohnsMLB) July 7, 2019
- Mike Wright will be sticking around in the organziation.
Reliever Mike Wright, who was DFA’d on Friday by the #Mariners, have been outrifhted to Triple-A Tacoma.— Lauren Smith (@smithlm12) July 7, 2019
- Baseball Prospectus re-ranks their top 50 prospects, and a trio of Mariners appear on the list.
Around the league...
- Omar Vizquel is a wizard.
A 52-yr old Omar Vizquel still has the hands of a Futures Gamer pic.twitter.com/aaNP5Llb9B— YES Network (@YESNetwork) July 7, 2019
- Yasiel Puig seems to have enjoyed these alternate Reds jerseys.
Sun’s out, guns out pic.twitter.com/URCSQl6yUq— Eric Stephen (@ericstephen) July 7, 2019
Matt Chapman will replace Christian Yelich (back injury) in tomorrow’s #HRDerby. pic.twitter.com/bTTe39EeWK— MLB (@MLB) July 7, 2019
- Francisco Cervelli says he will no longer catch, if he plays in baseball again at all.
- Jake Marisnick and Jonathan Lucroy had a scary collision at home plate yesterday. Deadspin thinks MLB should punish Marisnick for the hit, which took Lucroy out of the game.
- Oh no.
THEY PLAYED THE WRONG SONG FOR THE NATIONAL ANTHEM I- pic.twitter.com/7hM1riH1IO— urlocaldonut @ ig ✨ (@eveestg) July 8, 2019
- Great news for Carlos Carrasco as the right-hander has been cleared to resume his workouts.
- Congratulations to the USWNT on winning their second straight World Cup!
Talked the talk.— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) July 7, 2019
Walked the walk. pic.twitter.com/OQbvlgSw1K