Good morning everyone! Let’s get to those links.
In Mariners news...
- Here’s a tease as to what we could see in September...
Once additional players arrive around Sept 1, Seager is the only member "regular" lineup expected to play in extended stretches of games. Everyone else will get days off to get younger players involved. Seager had days off due to injury at the begining of the year.— Jen Mueller (@JenTalksSports) August 28, 2019
- In case you missed it...
In case you haven’t heard or missed the graphic on ROOT: Game #1 of the Texas League Playoffs between the Tulsa Drillers and the Arkansas Travelers will be shown LIVE on ROOT next Wednesday, Sept. 4th at 5:00PM.— Kendall (@_kendallrjones_) August 28, 2019
- Eric Longenhagen discussed new M’s farmhand Elvis Alvarado among many pitchers he profiled in his latest piece for Fangraphs.
- Corey Brock has a neat story at The Athletic about how Gary Hill is taking the time to digitize every Dave Niehaus recording ever. ($)
Around the league...
- In case you missed it, check out the complete Arizona Fall League rosters.
The 2019 @MLBazFallLeague rosters have been released!— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) August 28, 2019
Here's a team-by-team breakdown of which prospects are heading to the desert: https://t.co/3cOKZHkTH0 pic.twitter.com/cB5EmRoguO
- Some of these, I can see how they were called balls. Others, not so much.
Five middle-middle pitches have been called balls this season according to baseball savant. pic.twitter.com/diFMYTl5cH— Jomboy (@Jomboy_) August 28, 2019
- Matt Harvey may opt out of his contract with the A’s today.
- Not safe for work, but hilarious.
Justin Verlander Gets Ejected in the middle of the inning, a breakdown pic.twitter.com/9Y65DkUFWN— Jomboy (@Jomboy_) August 28, 2019
- I’m surprised he stuck around through the hiring of Brodie Van Wagenen.
#Mets dismissing Jim D’Aloia, their director of pro scouting for the past eight seasons, sources tell The Athletic. Will remain with club through end of contact on Oct. 31. D’Aloia was a college teammate of former NYM executive J.P. Ricciardi.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 28, 2019
- With the Mariners season lost, Jeff Passan helps us turn our eyes towards the offseason with a winter preview.
- This isn’t the first time this has happened in the minors, but yikes.
The GCL has announced its season is ending early because of hurricane Dorian. There will be no GCL champion this year.— JJ Cooper (@jjcoop36) August 28, 2019
- This is awesome to see.
After a long and scary journey, Carlos Carrasco will be activated on Sunday.— MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM (@MLBNetworkRadio) August 28, 2019
️Terry Francona ️@Indians | #Indians | #RallyTogether pic.twitter.com/IKZRQSOgBn