It’s Friday! Here are some links for today,
In Mariners news...
- The new Negróns are home!
After 2 weeks our little family is finally whole! Welcome home Gianni and Lorenzo. pic.twitter.com/t3U1ysQdyA— Kristopher Negrón (@KNegs17) June 17, 2021
- Get yours before it’s too late!
Can't make it to Funko Field to pick up your very own Julio Rodriguez player shirt? Pre-order one by July 2 at 11:59 p.m.! Shirts are $31.99 and are available in sizes small - 3XL.— Everett AquaSox (@EverettAquaSox) June 16, 2021
Shirts are estimated to arrive in mid-August. #GoFrogs
- One of the hottest bats in the organization is getting the bump up to Everett.
- Know anyone who would be a good fit?
Applications are now open for the Hometown Nine Class of 2026.— Mariners PR (@MarinersPR) June 17, 2021
The Hometown Nine fellowship helps young people of color succeed in baseball, softball, and beyond.
Read more about the program and how to apply on the Mariners blog: https://t.co/EDboXvjRvj
- We’ll have to wait a little bit longer to see Evan White in Seattle.
Evan White (hip flexor) has been removed from his rehab assignment after experiencing a setback. He's working with the Mariners training staff for a few days. Could be 5-6 days before he returns to Tacoma.— Jen Mueller (@JenTalksSports) June 17, 2021
Around the league...
- The Rays continue to go dumpster diving.
Earlier today, the Yankees traded INF Mike Ford to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for cash considerations and a player to be named later.— Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) June 17, 2021
- Jonathan Mayo released his latest MLB mock draft.
- The Rockies lose another key member of the front office in the middle of the season.
Colorado #Rockies assistant GM John Weil, who had been with the team for the past 16 years, has left the organization in a mutual parting.— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) June 17, 2021
- Wade has latched onto a new team.
- This guy is really starting to blow up.
Hunter Greene dials it up to 104 as he strikes out three in his first Triple-A inning. pic.twitter.com/8wbIbLmih8— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) June 18, 2021
- One of tennis’ greatest stars is sitting out of the next tournament, too.
BREAKING: Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Wimbledon.— Stuart Fraser (@stu_fraser) June 17, 2021
A statement from her team says: "Naomi won’t be playing Wimbledon this year. She is taking some personal time with friends and family. She will be ready for the Olympics and is excited to play in front of her home fans."