In Mariners News...
- It’s happenninnngggggg! Jarred Kelenic is expected to be called up on Thursday to make his debut with the Seattle Mariners.
OF Jarred Kelenic, the No. 3 prospect in baseball, is expected to be called up by the Mariners on Thursday, sources familiar with the situation tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) May 11, 2021
While things can obviously change, the plan is to promote Kelenic for the first game of Seattle's home series vs. Cleveland.
- Baseball America’s roundup of the youngest players at each level of the minor leagues include multiple Mariner prospects:
Jarred Kelenic (Triple-A West), Julio Rodriguez (High-A West), Juan Then (High-A West) and Noelvi Marte (Low-A West) are all among the youngest players in their leagues this season. https://t.co/FDXbuOgh16— Kelly Munro (@kmunro1) May 10, 2021
Around the League...
- Jacob deGrom’s MRI has come back clean, but the New York Mets ace will return to the 10-day IL after reporting right side discomfort in his most recent outing
- The Pittsburgh Pirates have DFA’d veteran infielder Todd Frazier after a slow start to his season. Frazier has been carrying a .086 average in 13 games, with only three hits and four RBIs.
- Ryan Buchter, a pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization who has played with 10 different teams during his 15-year career, discusses MLB’s growing mental health crisis and his hopes for how to evolve the way players approach it.
- The ESPN staff tackles baseballs biggest questions, including pace of play, unwritten rules, the relationship between the MLBPA and MLB, and much more.
- The Atlanta Braves have released reliever Nate Jones, outrighted infielder Sean Kazmar Jr. to Triple-A Gwinnett, and announced that RHP Carl Edwards Jr. has elected free agency.