Good morning! Don’t miss today’s Mariners action against the Astros at 5:10 pm as they look to continue gaining ground on Houston in the AL West. Let’s jump right into today’s links:
In Mariners news...
- Congrats to Mariners prospects Noelvi Marte and Alberto Rodriguez on being promoted to the High A Everett Aquasox, and Milkar Perez and Randy Bednar on their promotion to the Low A Modesto Nuts!
- What a picture!
Around the league...
- You’re not gonna want to miss this Nelson Cruz grand slam:
Verdugo misses the catch, there's an E4 throw, and Nelson Cruz hits a little league inside-the-park grand slam pic.twitter.com/GciZPEaKSB— MLB Errors (@mlberrors) September 6, 2021
- The secret is out.
- The Atlanta Braves have signed veteran RHP Charlie Morton to a one-year/$20 million deal that includes a $20 million club option for 2023 with no buyout.
- Former Mariner Andrew Romine has been DFA’d by the Chicago Cubs to make room on the roster for infielder David Bote, who has just been reinstated from the IL after suffering an ankle sprain.
- With Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s 40th home run, he became the youngest Blue Jays hitter to reach the milestone and is now part of only the second father-son duo to hit 40 home runs each.
- Huge congrats to Lauren Jackson on her upcoming induction to the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend!