Good morning everyone and Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you all have a tremendous day, however it is you’re spending it today. Let’s get it started with some links.
In Mariners news...
- Oh, Luis.
Incredible moment just now in this Toros/Escogido game.— Céspedes Family BBQ (@CespedesBBQ) November 24, 2020
Luis Liberato steals second, catcher drops ball on transfer, no throw.
He pops up from the slide and asks 2B Vidal Bruján "foul?"
So Liberato starts walking back to 1st
They tag him out
All-time TOOTBLAN pic.twitter.com/mQ8tVk0d9x
- For more details on how Mariners prospects performed at the Fall League, the Mariners’ blog has a massive recap.
- True to the Trident provides their offseason primer for Seattle.
Around the league...
- “Turkey” has been a fairly common name in baseball history, all things considered. Emma Baccellieri at Sports Illustrated discusses the legacies behind the name.
- Former LLer Brendan Gawlowski wonders how MLB’s playoff format can be improved.
- We had ourselves the first significant trade of the offseason, with the Rockies and Reds swapping young players.
Sources: Reds acquiring Jeff Hoffman and Case Williams from the Rockies for Robert Stephenson and Jameson Hannah.— Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) November 25, 2020
- The new Mets owner, Steve Cohen, apparently has the famous ball botched by Bill Buckner all of those years ago. Thanks to an online Twitter interaction, both the ball and the glove might end up in the Mets’ museum.
Hey, you know what, @StevenACohen2, if you want a loan of Billy Buck’s glove for the display, I’m all in...— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) November 26, 2020
It’d be nice if the glove and the ball touched for the first time ;-)
Over to you @SteveGelbs https://t.co/7n8MkGqUXP pic.twitter.com/kZQn28ghsL