July SeaPod Baseball Together



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Hey, Seattle Baseball family, it's been a wild and crazy June. The Mariners have been up and down; Ty France is 2nd in the AL 1B All-Star Voting, JP is top 4 in SS, and Julio is a top vote-getter for and OF. we have also witnessed the rise of Big Dumper, aka Cal Raleigh, into a top 8 C in the AL.


Let's review a few of the polls for this last month I posted on Twitter:

Do we think which one for #Mariners Julio this season? HR/SB

  • 20/20 28.6%

  • 30/30 57.1%

  • 25/25 14.3%

Well, now that Robinson Cano has shown he does not belong in the NL, does he land back in the AL? If so, who with? #Cano #Baseball #Mariners #Yankees

  • Other NL Team-Comment 0%

  • Seattle 16.7%

  • NY Yankees 66.7%

  • Other AL Team- Comment 16.7%

The mariners play 29 games in June. What are your win predictions: #Mariners #SeaUsRise

  • Under 15 0%

  • 15-14 0%

  • 19-10 100%

Who should the @Mariners extend first? #Mariners

  • Logan Gilbert 28.6%

  • JRod 71.4%

Has @JRODshow44 given us enough reason for the

@Mariners to give him a Tatis Jr/ Franco deal?

  • Not yet, one more year, 30.8%

  • Absolutely! 69.2%

  • Comment 0%

What age does

@JRODshow44

win an MVP? He's 21

  • 22/23 34.8%

  • 24/25 60.9%

  • 25+ 4.3%


Transactions:

I was tasked this month with weeding through the many transactions for the Mariners. Let's start at the beginning of the month with:

  • LHP Jake Miednik, RHP Colby Morris, SS Dervy Ventura, RHP Eduardo Tovar, C Rodrigo Vigil, RHP Erick Rodriguez, and RHP Jacob Barnes all have signed Minor League deals

  • Barnes is attractive as he has 247.1IP at the MLB level with a 4.73ERA 252K/108BB

  • Ken Giles 6/1 and Erik Swanson 6/3 are both starting rehab assignments.

  • 6/5 Blue Jays traded LHP Ryan Borucki to Seattle for MiLB 3B Tyler Keenan.6/10 Erik Swanson was activated off the IL

  • 6/11 claimed INF Kevin Padlo off waivers from the Giants

  • 6/11 DFA'd Drew Steckenrider

  • 6/14 1B Evan White sent on a rehab assignment to AAA

  • 6/16 claimed INF Drew Ellis off waivers from AZ

  • 6/17 recalled OF Justin Upton and option 2B Sam Haggerty

  • 6/18 selected LHP Tommy Milone, recalled LHP Justus Sheffield,

  • 6/19 optioned Sheffield

  • 6/20 DFA'd RHP Sergio Romo, LHP Roenis Elias, Activated Ken Giles, recalled INF Kevin Padlo

  • 6/24 Ty France lands on the 10-day IL with a grade 2 flexor tendon strain

  • 6/25 INF Drew Ellis recalled

  • 6/25 OF Trey Amburgey traded to Seattle from Cincinnati.

  • A career .267/.320/.439, with a .318BABIP 74HR, 319RBI in 606G at the minor league level since 2015.

  • 6/27 traded RHP Wyatt Mills and RHP William Fleming to KC 1B Carlos Santana- June 33/69 with a .357/.478/.554 slash with five doubles, 2HR and 11RBI, and 13BB.

  • 6/27 placed C LT on the IL recalled C Andrew Knapp from AAA Tacoma

  • 6/28 Option INF Drew Ellis and activated 1B Carlos Santana

  • 6/29- Optioned Kevin Padlo, placed Taylor Trammell on 10-day, and moved Tom Murphy to 60-day. Recalled INF Sam Haggerty and selected OF Marcus Wilson

-Takeaways from the month

  1. Perry Hill is the GOAT of INF coaches- Eugenio Suarez- has gone from a -6/-4/-3 and now is a 4DRS saved at 3B.

  2. Sam Haggerty over Toro and Dmo

  3. Penn Murfee is it! 1.82/2.12FIP 35K-8BB

  4. Harry Ford= Harry Ford going off in his last 10 games. .450/.500/.925/1.425, 18H, 5 2B, 4 3B, 2HR, 15R, 11RBI, 5BB, 9K, 2SB.

  5. 1. JP Crawford, SS 2. Ty France, 1B 3. Julio Rodríguez, CF 4. Jesse Winker, LF 5. Mitch Haniger, RF 6. Kyle Lewis, DH 7. Eugenio Suárez, 3B 8. Cal Raleigh, C 9. Adam Frazier, 2B

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