Good morning everyone and Happy Friday! Let’s get your day started with some links.
In Mariners news...
- The Mariners officially announced that a handful of coaching staff members will remain at home during the season.
Around the league...
- Cubs left-hander José Quintana is out of commission for a couple of weeks after cutting his thumb while washing dishes.
- Ken Rosenthal at The Athletic talked about Nelson Cruz, and how this year’s special health guidelines prevent him from getting the assistance he usually sees. ($)
- Jim Callis ranks the top farm systems for outfielders, in which the Mariners come in first.
- Mark Sanchez talked about Giants prospect Franklin Labour, and how the lack of a minor league season handicaps the progress he had made on the field.
- The Dodgers have agreed to a contract with right-hander AJ Ramos.
- We have our first potential additions to the COVID-19 IL, as the Phillies have placed four players on the injured list without specifying their ailments.
- This is incredible.
if y’all can retweet this enough times that Disney calls, that’d be greatly appreciated pic.twitter.com/GrKlIRxg3J— Julian Bass (@thejulianbass) July 2, 2020
- How has nobody thought of this yet?
Lockdown has provided important research time for science pic.twitter.com/3F0szNPLxo— Theo Shantonas (@TheoShantonas) July 2, 2020