Good morning and Happy Thursday! Give yourself a pat on the back, you’re over halfway through the week. Make sure you start your day of right with a fresh batch of links:
In Mariners News...
- Always nice to see Dee Strange-Gordon helping to give back to his community and having fun while doing so:
- Check out Edgar Martinez’s conversation with other former MLB greats in the latest from La Vida Baseball:
New Show Alert ⚾Thurs Jan 7th— La Vida Baseball (@LaVidaBaseball) January 6, 2021
⚾:Introducing: Mas Que Un Juego!
⚾: A real and unfiltered conversation on Latino culture and identity with Hall of Famer Edgar Martinez, Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero and former MLB great, Luis Tiant only on La Vida Baseball. pic.twitter.com/wDSddw2pjA
Around The League...
- The Yankees have acquired OF Greg Allen from the Padres in exchange for minor league LHP James Reeves. Allen was DFA’d last week to make room on San Diego’s roster for Ha-Seong Kim.
- Former Mariner Art Warren has been traded to the Reds, his hometown team, for cash considerations. Best of luck in Cincinnati Art!
- In more former Mariners news, The Pirates have signed free-agent Chase De Jong to a minor-league deal.
- Josh Norris at Baseball America writes about 20 prospects whose health this upcoming season will be even more crucial than before.
- Bob Nightengale at USA Today ponders why this year’s free-agency market is much slower than previous years.