Good morning everyone! Here are some links to get your Friday started.
In Mariners news...
- Corey Brock spoke to Justus Sheffield about the adjustments he made that allowed him to succeed in 2020. ($)
Around the league...
- The city of St. Louis unveiled a bunch of billboards to welcome Nolan Arenado to town.
- Eno Sarris of The Athletic consulted the data to try to figure out what cities baseball should expand to next. ($)
- A series of mixed reports emerged yesterday regarding the Mets and Trevor Bauer, with Bob Nightengale even saying that the two sides had reached a deal. Either way, it appears the sweepstakes is coming to a close.
- Two clubs agreed on a minor trade.
Giants acquired OF LaMonte Wade Jr. from the Twins for RHP Shaun Anderson. He's exactly what Farhan described he'd pursue earlier today: a lefty hitter with options to compete for the fifth OF spot.— Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) February 5, 2021
- The Angels agreed to a deal to acquire outfielder Dexter Fowler.
- We have a new name for the award.