Hello folks and happy Monday! Let’s hope the M’s get back in the win column after a tough loss yesterday. Here are some links in the meantime.
In Mariners news...
- Shannon Drayer wonders if the M’s trade philosophy will shift as they enter the next stages of their plan.
Around the league...
- Trevor Story reportedly was so upset that he didn’t get traded that he pulled himself from the lineup in the Rockies’ next game. Nick Groke at The Athletic has the story. ($)
- Dee Strange-Gordon continues his tour around the league.
Dee Strange-Gordon is a free agent again. He has chosen to take his release from the Pirates, per source.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 1, 2021
- The Mets failed to come to an agreement with first round draft pick Kumar Rocker due to concerning medicals that emerged during the right-hander’s physical exam.
- Anthony Rendon continues to nurse his hurt hamstring and has not yet resumed baseball activities.
- Alex Bregman had to leave a rehab game because of hamstring tightness.
- An incredible bat flip.
Brian Goodwin walkoff bat flip to the moon pic.twitter.com/p6wBWW6FOu— CJ Fogler (@cjzer0) August 1, 2021
- Julio gave this one his best effort but ultimately the Dominican Republic was eliminated from Olympic play on this hit.