In Mariners News...
- Jarred Kelenic had quite the game yesterday, going 4-4 with two homeruns and a triple in the intrasquad game at Cheney Stadium.
- They don’t call him Flash for nothing.
Dee Gordon down the line in 4.18 seconds to leg out a single...— Daren Willman (@darenw) July 28, 2020
- Ryan Divish at the Seattle Times gives some insight on why Jose Marmolejos’ MLB opportunity with the Mariners is so special.
- Here’s what to expect for Friday’s home opener vs. the A’s.
- The Mariners discuss the plan for their prospects following the cancellation of the MiLB season.
Around the League...
- A total of 11 Marlins players have been infected so far during their recent outbreak, causing many questions about the 2020 season to arise.
Updating the Miami Marlins’ outbreak: The total number of infected players is 11 of the 33 who have been traveling with the team and two coaches, sources tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 27, 2020
The Marlins-Orioles and Yankees-Phillies games tonight have been postponed. For now, the rest may be played.
- Yikes is right.
So, the Orioles are leaving Miami, a hot spot, and won't be quarantined.— Britt Ghiroli (@Britt_Ghiroli) July 27, 2020
The Atlanta Braves, where the Marlins may or may not have contracted COVID-19, are playing in Tampa tonight.
The Yankees are holed up in a Philly hotel.
The Marlins are also still in Philly.
- David Price gives his thoughts on MLB’s current protocols, voicing that they aren’t putting players’ health first.
- The Royals announced their signing of RHP Matt Harvey on a minor league deal.
- Emma Baccellieri looked into what’s happening to all those home run balls that end up in the stands.
- Tres Barrera, a catcher in the Nationals organization who previously starred at the University of Texas, is at the head of a proposed class action lawsuit against MLB over their testing policies and methodology that resulted in his suspension for Oral Turnabol recently.
- The Braves have DFA’d RHP Mike Foltynewicz after a rough start vs. the Rays.
- George Springer did little to quash expectation that this year will be his last in Houston.
George Springer would not say whether he wants to stay in Houston after this season. Says he'd rather stay in the moment. #ForTheH— SportsRadio 610 (@SportsRadio610) July 27, 2020