Hello folks! It’s the weekend, and it’s time to dig into the latest news from the sport we all love.
In Mariners news...
- Ty France is looking good as the offseason winds down!
Ty France looking great in a recent retest assessment day pic.twitter.com/8ZHzsNVMbn— Driveline Baseball (@DrivelineBB) February 2, 2024
- The M’s have been busy on the international amateur front the last couple of weeks.
Around the league...
- Theo Epstein is rejoining the Red Sox, this time as a part-owner and advisor for the franchise.
- The A’s shored up their pitching depth by acquiring veteran right-hander Ross Stripling in a deal with the Giants.
- The Mets have agreed to a one-year deal with right-hander Shintaro Fujinami.
- Kiley McDaniel at ESPN and the Baseball America staff each separately dropped their organizational farm system rankings. ($)
- Jordan Shusterman at FOX Sports gave a grade to each team’s offseason so far.
- Davy Andrews at Fangraphs believes Byron Buxton deserves a chance at playing center field again.
- Now I haven’t seen the first two Sonic movies but I did play Sonic Adventure 2 for the GameCube more than any other game as a kid...so if they’re basing this new movie off that game I might have to see it.