Left-hander James Paxton has been acquired by the Yankees from the Seattle Mariners for a trio of prospects, bolstering the thin starting rotation that contributed to New York's loss to Boston in the AL Division Series.
Two former Seattle Mariners trainers in the Dominican Republic recall what they describe as race discrimination from Jerry Dipoto and Andy McKay. Ex-team executive Lorena Martin recently made allegations of racism as well as gender discrimination.
The Mariners have traded left-hander James Paxton to the Yankees, according to multiple reports, and in exchange required New York’s top prospect, left-hander Justus Sheffield, as well as right-hander Erik Swanson.
New Baltimore Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias spoke excitedly about rebuilding the worst team in the majors by drafting wisely, stocking the farm system and delving deep into the International market.
Lorena Martin, the former director of high performance for the Seattle Mariners, has accused GM Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais of racism and discrimination against Latino players. The team strongly denies her allegations.