Good morning! Fresh off a 5-1 win against the Angels, the Mariners return for their final homestand as they face the A’s at 710 PM. Catch up on today’s links as you prepare for the game this evening:
In Mariners news...
- Mariners prospect Robert Perez continues to impress as he assists in Venezuela’s 3-0 win over Korea.
Around the league...
- New York Mets third baseman J.D. Davis has been placed on the 10-day IL with a left hand strain. In corresponding moves, the Mets have activated RHP Sean Reid-Foley from the 60-day IL, and additionally have DFA’d OF Albert Almora.
- Infielder Elvis Andrus has been added to the Oakland Athletics’ IL with a fractured left fibula, joining Jed Lowrie, who was placed the IL on Sunday due to sprained right hand.
- Following the Los Angeles Angels’ loss to the Mariners last night, Shohei Ohtani spoke up about his views on the season and made it clear that winning is his biggest priority.
- San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt was forced to exit the Giants’ game early after being hit on the thumb by a 93 MPH pitch while squaring around to bunt.
- Absolutely insane.