Hello everyone! The Mariners are back to .500 after last night’s win. Here’s to hoping they can jump back above it on this Friday. Let’s get to the latest from around baseball.
In Mariners news...
- The Mariners had a bunch of award winners in the minors this month.
Around the league...
- The Astros will be down a reliever for the rest of the year.
Kent Emanuel announces he will undergo season-ending surgery on his UCL https://t.co/qA7C69KYX0— Chandler Rome (@Chandler_Rome) June 3, 2021
- Alex Shultz at SF Gate did some investigative work on the crappy meals that the A’s were feeding their minor leaguers.
- Travis Sawchik at The Score did some experimental work to see how foreign substances really affect the baseball.
- Speaking of...
Evidence was presented at the MLB owners meetings to suggest that the use of illegal foreign substances by pitchers trying to enhance spin rates and get an edge is “very prevalent” in the game. So the crackdown will now commence in earnest.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) June 3, 2021
- It’s pretty hard to believe they haven’t had a pitcher do this in 5 years.
Ryan Yarbrough just threw the Rays’ first complete game since 2016 pic.twitter.com/uAR8hE9p1x— BetMGM (@BetMGM) June 3, 2021