Hello folks and welcome to Saturday! Here’s what’s happening in baseball today.
In playoff news...
- Ian Anderson flirted with a no-hitter as the Atlanta staff managed to shut out the Astros 2-0, giving Atlanta a 2-1 series lead.
In Mariners news...
- Corey Brock at The Athletic spoke to some Mariners coaches to find the five most eye-popping prospect performances from the M’s system this season. ($)
Around the league...
- Steve Cohen is reportedly in discussions to set up a casino adjacent to Citi Field.
- This former M’s coach has been silently in a battle with cancer.
Pitching Coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr has signed a new deal to return to the Marlins in 2022. I wish it was just that simple. With Stott’s blessing, I detail his current, and until now private battle with Prostate Cancer for @HeraldSports. https://t.co/TNv7rLGBLx— Craig Mish (@CraigMish) October 29, 2021
- The Mets general manager search continues.
The Mets have also requested permission to speak to Red Sox executive Raquel Ferreira, per sources.— Andy Martino (@martinonyc) October 29, 2021