Hey folks! It’s Tuesday, and Mariners baseball continues today. Here are some links for you this morning.
In Mariners news...
- Jesse Sanchez at MLB.com did a neat feature on Julio Rodríguez.
Around the league...
- The end of an era.
Ned Yost announced today that he will retire as manager of the Royals following Sunday's season finale against the Twins.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) September 23, 2019
- Well, that was quick!
Ned Yost announces his retirement and Mike Matheny is expected to become next #Royals manager— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) September 23, 2019
- These are great.
Crossword clue fictional pitching matchups of the season pic.twitter.com/wD5CS1bdSv— Jon Roegele (@MLBPlayerAnalys) September 22, 2019
- Hannah Keyser at Yahoo! Sports asked baseball players what it’s like to make a diving catch.
- I really don’t know anymore.
Edwin Diaz has struck out 42.3 percent of opposing hitters in the second half. He has a 5.73 ERA in that time.— Tim Britton (@TimBritton) September 24, 2019
- Mike Trout is good, as it turns out.
fWAR since 2008:— Max's Sporting Studio (@MaxSportsStudio) September 24, 2019
73.4 Mike Trout (5,273 PA)
71.1 Rockies OFs (27,970 PA)
68.4 Braves OFs (28,444 PA)
66.6 Orioles OFs (28,460 PA)
66.4 Mariners OFs (28,406 PA)
65.9 Reds OFs (27,913 PA)
49.1 White Sox OFs (26,805 PA)
- Ben Clemens at Fangraphs wonders what’s going on with Yu Darvish.