Good morning everyone! New Years Day was light on news as usual, but here’s what we’ve got for you as we get our Saturday underway.
In Mariners news...
- It’s official: I miss baseball.
Around the league...
- Our very own Michael Ajeto wrote about Marcus Stroman and the improvements the right-hander is trying to make heading into 2021.
- Jason Mastrodonato at The Boston Herald wrote about how MLB’s financial “problems” are going to affect the game.
- Alyson Foster provides some early MLB team power rankings for the 2021 campaign.
- The San Francisco Chronicle tells the story of Mickey Morabito, the A’s traveling secretary who helped improve access for women in sports media.
- The big-ticket free agents have had pretty slow-moving markets, but Trevor Bauer recently met with the Blue Jays.
- Meanwhile, Jim Salisbury at NBC Sports checks in on the market for J.T. Realmuto.