In Mariners news...
- Yes, you read that right: a 460-foot BLAST from Jake Bauers added some insurance runs in the Mariners’ 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals yesterday afternoon.
- ICYMI: Taylor Trammell’s three-run triple powered the Rainiers to a Triple-A West championship!
- Impressive numbers from Mariners prospect Harry Ford in his first professional season.
Harry Ford in his 1st pro season:— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) September 20, 2021
.291/.400/.582/.982, 16H, 7 2B, 3HR, 12R, 10RBI, 9BB, 14K, 3/3 SB.
- After hitting his third home run in three games, Jarred Kelenic’s admirable September performance can be largely attributed to his work ethic and perseverance, writes Corey Brock at The Athletic.
Around the league...
- You just love to see it.
UPDATE: Mookie just brought out a signed bat to give to the fan that caught Friedl's HR ball. Damn. https://t.co/KEE7Rlh8CN— Josh Shortt (@radioclash77) September 19, 2021
- This is gold.
The Astros had a “dress like Zack Greinke” day for their flight to Anaheim, according to Yuli Gurriel’s Instagram story. pic.twitter.com/eB7IrmIu7q— Chandler Rome (@Chandler_Rome) September 19, 2021
- Are pitch clocks really making a difference in MiLB games? JJ Cooper at Baseball America makes a case for why changes still need to be made in MiLB’s pace-of-play protocols.
- Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jin Ryu has been placed on the 10-day IL with neck tightness, but the team is hopeful that he will only miss one start.
- Former Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila, currently with the Nationals, has announced that he will retire after the conclusion of the 2021 season.
- Ted Lasso showed out at the 2021 Emmys:
Ted Lasso steals the show at the #Emmys— B/R Football (@brfootball) September 20, 2021
✅ Best Comedy Series
✅ Outstanding Lead Actor in Comedy Series - Jason Sudeikis
✅ Supporting Actor in Comedy Series - Brett Goldstein
✅ Supporting Actress in Comedy Series - Hannah Waddingham pic.twitter.com/0D4auSMRhZ