Hello all! The Mariners have added some fuel to their bullpen pile, but they’re not the only ones making moves around the league. Let’s get to it.
In Mariners news...
- The Mariners brought back an old friend, hiring former Seattle reliever Danny Farquhar as a Major League Pitching Strategist and Assistant Pitching Coach. If there’s one man who is going to be motivated to beat the Astros lineup...
- The arms of the Mariners farm system are hard at work in Arizona!
Our 2024 Pitching Camp is underway in Peoria ⚾ pic.twitter.com/j1Nr57d45v— Mariners Player Development (@MsPlayerDev) January 10, 2024
Around the league...
- Travis Sawchik at The Score looks at how ballpark construction has changed over the years and decades, and what kinds of ballparks we should be building.
- Does it feel like there have been more trades than usual this offseason? Ben Clemens at Fangraphs dives into the numbers.
- MLB Network ranked the top 10 catchers in the sport, with Cal Raleigh being placed a disrespectful 9th.
- Will Leitch at MLB tried to predict the next 10 World Series matchups and winners.