Good morning everyone! Let’s wash away yesterday’s M’s game with some links.
In Mariners news...
- Anyone remember this one?
- After months of the Mariners stealing the Mets’ players, New York took revenge.
#Mariners INF Travis Blankenhorn has been claimed off waivers by New York-NL.— Mariners PR (@MarinersPR) June 1, 2021
Around the league...
- The Yankees have been in quite the offensive slump — at least by their standards — but manager Aaron Boone is not concerned.
- Oh look, a crackdown on foreign substances...in the minors.
Down East (Texas Low-A affiliate) RHP Mason Englert has been suspended for 10 games by Major League Baseball for having foreign substance detected on his belt during his start on May 30. He was ejected in the 4th inning of that game. .— Kennedi Landry (@kennlandry) June 1, 2021
- The Oakland A’s suffered some bad press yesterday when images came out of some sad meals that they were providing to their minor league players. Oakland claimed that it was a mistake and that they have fired the vendor involved.
- With Trevor Story getting hurt, the summer trade market could be greatly hampered, writes Jay Jaffe at Fangraphs.
- Yesterday was a pretty big anniversary for Seattle sports fans.