Needless to say, Hammy was excited to see Gimmy go deep against the Mariners last night.
First Hammy call of the season.pic.twitter.com/kjiC77fW5J— Andrew Siciliano (@AndrewSiciliano) April 2, 2023
Guardians 2, Mariners 0
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It’s only one game, but Aaron Civale already looks like a different pitcher than he did last year. He especially looks like a different pitcher compared to when he was rocked in the final game of the ALDS. The man with a million pitches is healthy, and it shows. As Mandy Bell put it best in her recap, he befuddled the Mariners. Straight-up bamboozled.
Cleveland Guardians news
A Steven Kwan extension can’t come soon enough for Cleveland Guardians | Away Back Gone
Hopefully, Steven Kwan is the Guardians’ next target for a long extension. Maybe they wanted to see him repeat his impressive rookie campaign first, or maybe he just wants more money. Either way, nothing seems to faze him and he should be in Cleveland for a long, long time.
Guardians play their fastest game since 2011; MLB’s pitch clock is working to hasten pace | Akron Beacon Journal
Yesterday’s win over the Mariners was the fastest MLB game of the season, clocking in at a cool two hours and four minutes. It was also the Guardians’ fastest game since 2011.
Around the league
- The Orioles lost in brutal fashion.
- Jake Flaherty had the weirdest partial no-hitter.
- Trayce Thompson is hitting homers in Los Angeles.
- The Mariners placed Robbie Ray on the injured list.
- The best and worst from opening weekend, according to Bob Nightengale.