by M. Anthony Davis
Seattle Mariners star shortstop, J.P. Crawford, is teaming up with local bagel shop Blazing Bagels to create a custom sandwich. The partnership also combines his love for animals and giving back to the community.
Named after Crawford, the new sandwich, the CrawDADDY, will include turkey, bacon, and salami, with a chive smear inside of an everything bagel.
“The sandwich is fire!” Crawford tells me. “I already tried it. It has everything I love, and it slaps!”
Continue reading For the Love of Dogs and Baseball: J.P. Crawford Pitches Sandwiches for Charity
by Glenn Nelson, contributing columnist
Major League Baseball (MLB) has a race problem. Its least accomplished member, the Seattle Mariners, has an even worse one. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the most woeful franchise in all of professional sports also has a longstanding awkwardness — to put it kindly — with race.
Continue reading OPINION: Mariners — Rotten in the Front Office, Rotten on the Field
by Maggie Mertens, contributing columnist
Kevin Mather said he was “tired” of paying an interpreter for Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, who wanted to return to the Seattle Mariners as a coach. Iwakuma’s English, Mather said, is “terrible.” And prospective outfielder Julio Rodriguez?
Continue reading OPINION: Mather’s Racist Comments Are Only Further Proof of Baseball’s Failures