In Mariners News...
- The Mariners’ next series vs the A’s has been postponed due to the A’s recent positive Covid-19 tests.
- Love it, can’t wait to see this guy play.
If you want to love Taylor Trammell even more, he punked Jerry Dipoto when he called to welcome TT to the Mariners.— Lookout Landing (@LookoutLanding) August 31, 2020
JD: Welcome to the Mariners!
TT: Excuse me?
JD: ...did...didn't the Padres tell you?
TT: [15-20 seconds of silence]
TT: Naw I'm just kidding. Hi!
- ICYMI, the player to be named later in the Taylor Williams deal with the Padres was announced to be Matt Brash.
- The Mariners have recalled Donavan Walton and Braden Bishop from the alternate training site.
- Nestor Cortes has been transferred to the 45-day IL as his left elbow impingement reportedly worsens.
Around The League...
- Wade LeBlanc has organized a GoFundMe to raise money for his hometown, Lake Charles, which has been ravaged by Hurricane Laura.
- The Rockies have acquired veteran OF Kevin Pillar from the Red Sox for a player to be named later or cash and international signing-bonus pool space.
- Former Mariner Domingo Santana has been DFA’d by the Indians.
- The Mets completed a set of trades right before the deadline as they picked up veterans Todd Frazier, Robinson Chirinos, and Miguel Castro.
- The Blue Jays add another new pitcher to their rotation as they receive Ross Stripling from the Dodgers for two PTBNL.
- Diamondbacks OF Starling Marte is headed to Miami in exchange for Caleb Smith, Humberto Mejia, and a PTBNL.
- The Padres close yet another deal right before the deadline, receiving Mike Clevinger from the Indians for a total of six players headed to San Diego.
- The 2021 MLB draft has been moved to July and will be held in Atlanta as part of the All-Star game festivities,