Hello everyone! I hope your Monday went well and that you’re ready to take on Tuesday. Here are some links to get your day started.
In Mariners news...
- Dave and Mike were on the case.
The Seattle broadcast new what all that was about right away and got a kick out of it pic.twitter.com/dkc35L1sSm— Jomboy (@Jomboy_) August 27, 2019
- Corey Brock at The Athletic talked about the M’s strong corps of MLB catchers in his latest week in review. ($)
Around the league...
- Tom Ley at Deadspin talked about the Justin Verlander reporter debacle.
- Will Krew Harper be future teammates with Crue Seager?
Bryce and Kayla Harper have announced the birth of their son Krew Aron Harper. Congrats. https://t.co/eVmgO4Mkgx— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) August 26, 2019
- Wow, neat!
A's announce kids 12 and under can attend every September regular season home game for free.— Jessica Kleinschmidt (@KleinschmidtJD) August 26, 2019
And for every regularly priced individual ticket purchased, adults can receive two additional kids’ tickets.
- The AFL named its coaching staffs.
Staff Assignments are here! Check out the 2019 Arizona Fall League coaches below pic.twitter.com/T7hQ1kftp5— MLB's Arizona Fall League (@MLBazFallLeague) August 26, 2019
- Dan Szymborski at Fangraphs looks at what some rebuilding teams are doing this season to drive their progress forward.
- Multi-homer games are on the rise. Rian Watt at Fangraphs tries to figure out why.
- The A’s will retire Dave Stewart’s jersey number.
- Give me all of this.
- Katie Baker at The Ringer looked at how Andrew Luck’s retirement fits in with other star athletes who have called it quits early.