In Mariners news...
- OF Taylor Trammell has reported to the Tacoma Rainiers, while RHP Penn Murfee has begun his rehab assignment and LHP Tommy Milone has been added to the IL.
Today's Tacoma Rainiers roster moves:— Mike Curto (@CurtoWorld) June 4, 2023
Taylor Trammell has reported
Penn Murfee starts a rehab
Timmy Milone to the Injured List
- Third baseman Jake Scheiner getting it done in Tacoma with 17 home runs so far this season.
That's three straight games with a homer for Jake Scheiner!— Minor League Baseball (@MiLB) June 4, 2023
The @Mariners third baseman moves into third in the Minors with 17 long balls this season after this blast for the @RainiersLand: pic.twitter.com/VbOLQvOzWi
- A big shoutout to everyone who participated in this year’s Refuse to Abuse 5K at T-Mobile Park:
- New pitch alert from RHP Matt Brash!
Please join me in applauding Matthew Brash, 25, hailing from the sprawling Canadian wilderness, on debuting his cut ball.— Chris Langin (@LanginTots13) June 5, 2023
Velocity: 153 km/hr
Vertical Break: ⬆️15.25 centimeters
Horizontal Break: ⬅️2.5 centimeters
- As the team dips back under .500, Larry Stone at The Seattle Times worries about the Mariners’ chances of winning the AL West after their latest rough stretch.
Around the league...
- The Cleveland Guardians have DFA’d RHP Zach Plesac in order to make room for RHP Triston McKenzie, who just returned from the IL and made his season debut yesterday.
- Cincinnati Reds top pitching prospect Andrew Abbott is set to be called up and will make his MLB debut this afternoon against the Milwaukee Brewers.
- LHP Alex Wood has been placed on the San Francisco Giants’ 15-day IL with a lower back strain. In a corresponding move, the team has recalled RHP Tristan Beck from Triple-A.
- New York Yankees starter Nestor Cortes is expected to land on the 15-day IL with a left shoulder injury.