Good morning! The Mariners look to pick up a much-needed win against the Kansas City Royals as they close at the four game series at home before facing the Astros tomorrow in another important divisional matchup. As you prepare for this afternoon’s game, let’s jump right into today’s links:
In Mariners News...
- Important Julio content:
No better way to celebrate your Olympian son than by watching a massive fireworks show together.— Arkansas Travelers (@ARTravs) August 28, 2021
- Yesterday was quite a busy day in Mariners roster moves as the team shuffled multiple players around due to injuries. Among them were Shed Long, who was transferred to the 60-day IL as he continues rehabbing his right shin, and Jake Fraley, who was added to the 10-day IL with right shoulder inflammation. Wyatt Mills also re-joined the big league club after being recalled from Tacoma.
Around the League...
- Feel old yet?
Pretty cool sight from earlier as Pedro Martinez Jr. and Carsten Sabathia, sons of Pedro Martinez and CC Sabathia, suited up for the Red Sox and Yankees Prospect Teams at Fenway pic.twitter.com/qOV2f5yCG8— Kyle Prudhomme (@Kyle_Prudhomme) August 28, 2021
- Former Mariners RHP Erasmo Ramirez has been DFA’d by the Detroit Tigers, and rookie RHP Jason Foley has been recalled from Triple-A Toledo in a corresponding move. Additionally, the Tigers have also reinstated catcher Eric Haase from the 10-day IL.
- The Cleveland Indians have optioned struggling reliever James Karinchak to Triple-A Columbus, and have activated first baseman Bobby Bradley from the IL to take his spot on the roster.
- Brian Murphy at MLB.com looks back on the recent trade deadline, one of the most active ones to date, and ranks the players who are preforming best with their new teams so far.