Nationals closer Koda Glover says he hurt his back in the shower before Saturday’s game, but he didn’t tell the team.
Over the past two seasons, Jean has been one of the premier offensive players in baseball, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said. His combination of average, power and speed is extremely difficult to find, especially as a top-of-the-lineup hitter at a key defensive position like shortstop. We are all quite excited about having him here with the Mariners and believe he is a key ingredient in our ongoing effort to build a championship level roster.
The details of the deal, initially reported by MLB Network and confirmed by the Seattle Times, were reported by Z 101 in Segura’s native Dominican Republic and reportedly includes a $17 million option for 2023.
Segura, 27, went on the disabled list Friday with a high ankle sprain but is leading the American League in hitting at .341 and has scored 29 runs and carries a .391 on-base percentage.
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Elite Youth Kyle Fuller Jersey He is in his first season with the Mariners, acquired from the Diamondbacks in a five-player trade last November, and in the final year of a contract that pays him $6.2 million in 2017.
In 2016, Segura hit .319/.368/.499 with 20 home runs and 63 RBIs for Arizona, leading the National League with 203 hits while posting a career-high 5.7 WAR.
Amsinger was a college kid with the college TV station, and though I don’t think we ever officially met, I remember it was clear he had the voice and persona to be a big-time broadcaster. Our paths crossed from time to time, particularly after Swarm games. The Swarm was part of the short-lived International Basketball League, and they were a damn good team led by long-time NBA man Bernie Bickerstaff as the coach and a roster sprinkled with former NBA guys. The Swarm won the only two IBL titles ever handed out (in 2000 and 2001) before the league merged with the CBA.