In Mariners News...
- Congrats to the Arkansas Travelers on their combined no hitter and 6-0 win last night!
Matt Brash, Nate Fisher, Dayeison Arias have thrown a combined NO-HITTER!!— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) September 3, 2021
- Ridiculous pitching by Matt Brash through the first six before Nate Fisher and Dayeison Arias helped seal the deal.
Matt Brash’s night is over after 6 no-hit innings. All 11 strikeouts: pic.twitter.com/Li7i36wJrR— Mariners Minors (@MiLBMariners) September 3, 2021
- Corey Brock at The Athletic tackles seven questions that the Mariners need to answer as they enter the last few weeks of the regular season. ($)
- The Mariners have outright RHP Jimmy Yacabonis to Triple-A Tacoma after designating him for assignment on August 30th.
- Julio Rodriguez discusses his baseball upbringing, goals for the future, and more in his recent MLB.com profile.
- Kyle Seager breaks down his role as a veteran on this young Mariners team and his unique relationship with his teammates.
Around the League...
- The Mariners are among seven teams still working on hitting the 85% team vaccination target.
Twenty three of 30 MLB teams have officially hit the 85 percent vaccination target for tier one individuals (players and other key personnel); the 7 still working on it are the Phillies, Red Sox, Mets, Cubs, Mariners, D-Backs, Royals— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) September 2, 2021
- The New York Mets have claimed Brad Hand off waivers from the Blue Jays, adding strength to their bullpen in most likely a middle-relief role.
- Have we reached the peak of infield shifting? Justin Choi at Fangraphs takes a look into the shift rates against righty hitters compared to previous years and how they might differ.
- Following an alleged DUI charge involving Mets GM Zack Scott, the team has placed Scott on administrative leave “until further notice.”
- The Miami Marlins have DFA’d RHP Austin Pruitt, opening up space for reliever Paul Campbell, who was just activated from the 10-day IL.