Good morning folks! Let’s get your Saturday started with some links.
In Mariners news...
- Shed is already getting back to work, which is great to see.
Around the league...
- The Reds released a statement regarding their former broadcaster Thom Brennaman.
- New York Daily News reports that Major League Baseball lagged in its promises to help protect Its essential workers.
- No Mariners made this list.
- The Yankees are officially on the hook for the rest of his contract.
Giancarlo Stanton will not exercise the opt-out in his contract after this season. Has 7 years and $218M to go on his deal, which was slightly backloaded. #yankees— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) September 25, 2020
- It sounds like the Appy League is officially toast.
MLB's plan to convert the Appalachian League, formerly an advanced rookie short-season league, to a wood-bat league for collegiate players is apparently full steam ahead (via @mlb_pr): pic.twitter.com/Yhqio5wQUL— keithlaw (@keithlaw) September 25, 2020