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Hello everyone! Happy Opening Day Eve! This is the final links of the 2021 preseason, so let’s get to ‘em.
In Mariners news…
- The Seattle Times put together a neat interactive to help you familiarize yourself with the M’s starting lineup.
Around the league…
- Former M’s pitcher Joel Piñiero answers a number of reader questions in his latest article for The Athletic, touching on a bunch of interesting topics like foreign substances and his experiences playing with Ichiro. ($)
- Shouts to this guy for living his best life overseas.
Q: Is Adam Jones still hitting homers in Japan?
— Baseball Brit (@BaseballBrit) March 30, 2021
- Sol Gittleman at Tufts Now wrote about the success Tufts University has had at turning out successful people in the baseball industry.
- Over at the flagship at SB Nation, a number of writers for team sites give their predictions for the upcoming campaign.
- FiveThirtyEight also released its team rankings for the season.
- Yeah, that’ll be easy to say.
SLATER SCOOP: Miami Marlins are renaming ballpark to “loanDepot park,” multiple sources tell me.@Danilo_Sant0s first mentioned team would soon be changing name.
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) March 30, 2021
- Ken Rosenthal at The Athletic wrote about Major League Baseball’s looming decision on whether or not to keep the All-Star Game in Atlanta. ($)
- Yeah, this is going to be a major storyline all season.
#Dodgers Mookie Betts won’t comment when asked whether he has been vaccinated or if he thinks team will reach 85 pct threshold MLB has set for relaxing protocols: “That whole vaccine is a personal decision. I’d like to just leave it in the clubhouse.”
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) March 30, 2021
- Trailer for a Star Wars thing, so I must link.
— Star Wars (@starwars) March 30, 2021
- Congratulations to Brittney, a friend of the site who learned this wonderful news on their birthday!