In Mariners News...
- The Mariners are starting a weekly blog series that will focus on different players on the 40-man roster.
- Justin Dunn drops some sneaker knowledge and shows off his collection:
Pitcher Justin Dunn (@Dunn_Deal19) is known as the Mariners' premier 'sneakerhead.' We have our own at 710 ESPN Seattle in @TaylorJacobs. We got them together on Skype with @shannondrayer to go through their impressive collections.— 710 ESPN Seattle (@710ESPNSeattle) May 11, 2020
Full video & story: https://t.co/C32oxzdtAV pic.twitter.com/7nRxXyXWmq
- Shed Long takes us through what he was feeling during his MLB debut.
Around The League...
- There is hope!
The MLB owners have approved a proposal to present to players, as @Ken_Rosenthal reported. They plan to meet tomorrow to discuss it.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) May 11, 2020
Now is when it starts to get serious. And we'll know soon enough if baseball is actually coming back in 2020.
- Tom Verducci at Sports Illustrated revisits some misconceptions about MJ’s time in the minors.
Michael Jordan believed he could play baseball. Baseball didn't believe Michael Jordan could play baseball, writes Tom Verducci https://t.co/y2PjebOQfC— SI MLB (@si_mlb) May 11, 2020
- Nippon Professional Baseball’s Commissioner stated that the league is aiming to start play in June and will cancel its All-Star game.
- The World Baseball Classic is likely to be pushed back to 2023.
Source: The WBC is going to be moved from next March to 2023, pending approval by the tournament board.— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) May 11, 2020
- Check out this article about the importance of supporting women’s sports, especially during the times of Covid-19:
I wrote about women's sports (with a spotlight on soccer) in the time of COVID and what comes after. https://t.co/XEV0usrwL4— A homebody (@jessicawluther) May 11, 2020
- Governor Inslee reports that more counties in Washington are moving to Phase 2 of his four-phase plan.
As some counties move to Phase 2, we’re releasing guidelines for restaurants so they can operate while protecting the health of customers & staff.— Governor Jay Inslee (@GovInslee) May 12, 2020
They may not open dine-in service unless their county has been approved & they meet all safety guidelines.https://t.co/8d0EOtBYYP https://t.co/zsqzywOPg0