Good morning everybody! Let’s keep this train rolling with some links on this Saturday.
In Mariners news...
- Jerry Dipoto said in an interview yesterday that the Mariners are seriously considering using Matt Brash for Yusei Kikuchi’s rotation spot next week. Relatedly, Seattle is moving him up to Tacoma to get him a fresh inning or two since Arkansas’ season recently ended.
Around the league...
- The staff at MLB.com broke down the state of the American League Wild Card hunt.
- This is pretty wholesome.
Juan Soto said #Reds' Joey Votto told him good AB/ swing on single: "Just to see a guy like that, like Joey Votto, one of the guys who walks more & strikes out less in the league telling me that was a good at-bat, it’s something that made me proud, & made me want more and more.” pic.twitter.com/hbibKfQuB5— federalbaseball (@federalbaseball) September 24, 2021
- Another team is holding onto their manager despite a disappointing outcome to the season.
The Chicago Cubs are planning to sign manager David Ross to a contract extension, per @MLBBruceLevine.— Daniel Greenberg (@ChiSportUpdates) September 24, 2021