Good morning everyone! Let’s get to the news.
In Mariners news...
- In case you missed it, the Mariners have 3 All-Stars now representing the team!
- Go Mariners!
As MLB continues its commitment to grow baseball in China, they have announced actress Yang Zi as the official ambassador of MLB China. pic.twitter.com/1VvMYPxKuH— Shawn Spradling (@Shawn_Spradling) July 3, 2023
- The All-Star Game is bringing a ton of cool events to the city, including this!
- Eric Logenhagen at Fangraphs released an update of the Mariners top 32 prospects, with comments for each one.
- In a minor swap, the Mariners sent Tacoma infielder Pat Valaika to the Dodgers.
Around the league...
- Mike Trout is hitting the injured list with a wrist fracture, sidelining him for at least a month.
- Anthony Rendon and Shohei Ohtani were both forced to exit yesterday’s game, Rendon with a foot injury and Ohtani with a finger issue.
- José Altuve was scratched from yesterday’s lineup due to left oblique discomfort.
- After being down in the minors for about a month, Alek Manoah is set to rejoin the Blue Jays rotation on Friday.
- Nelson Cruz’s time in San Diego has come to an end, with the Padres designating him for assignment.
- Dodgers starter Dustin May will undergo season-ending surgery to repair his flexor tendon.
- The Orioles are calling up top outfield prospect Colton Cowser.
- Andrew McCutchen is the man.
- Yankees fans are brutal.
Hicks was a very good player for the Yankees for part of his tenure in New York. Struggled bad at the end, and had some terrible injuries, but still. This fan reaction is ️ pic.twitter.com/L8y9Lt8OaU— Julian McWilliams (@byJulianMack) July 5, 2023
- Shout out to Sarah Langs! This is super cool.