Good morning folks! It was a light news day yesterday with everyone seemingly winding down to close out the year, but let’s catch you up on the latest.
In Mariners news...
- Daniel Kramer outlined the three biggest needs for the Mariners this holiday season.
Around the league...
- Former Mariners reliever Trevor Gott is returning to the AL West, signing a one-year deal with the A’s.
- The Brewers inked outfielder/catcher Eric Haase to a one-year contract.
- The Brewers cleared some space from their 40-man roster by dealing right-hander Adrian Houser and outfielder Tyrone Taylor to the Mets.
- David Laurila at Fangraphs spoke to Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Craig Breslow about how he plans to transform the organization’s pitching strategy.
- In case you missed it, I’m going to once again boost our fundraiser for an LL staff writer in crisis. Thank you all so much for helping us raise more than $6,000 in just over 24 hours! Let’s give them some comfort this holiday season.