Hello everyone and happy Wednesday! The M’s are crushing it and the links continue along in sync.
In Mariners news...
- So, Noelvi Marte had a crazy night yesterday.
Noelvi Marte’s updated line for tonight:— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) August 4, 2021
4-4, 3HR (15), 5R, 9RBI, BB, SB (15)
- Best of luck to the team!
- It was Kyle Seager appreciation hour at MLB Network.
- Congratulations Mitch!
- I’m sorry, what?!
Ty France leads American League first basemen in Ultimate Zone Rating (3.1) this season, via @fangraphs.— Alex Mayer (@alexmayer34) August 3, 2021
Around the league...
- Marc Normandin at Baseball Prospectus makes the case for abolishing the MLB draft.
- The Marlins reportedly explored a prospect-for-prospect swap with the Angels that would have sent right-handed pitcher Max Meyer to Anaheim for outfielder Brandon Marsh.
- The Padres are in some trouble after coming up short at the trade deadline, writes Jay Jaffe at Fangraphs.
- Carter Kieboom is starting to become the player that the Nationals need him to be, writes Patrick Reddington at Federal Baseball.