Kris Medlen’s new Twitter avatar is pretty great

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Sometimes in life, if you can’t laugh, you’ll surely cry. Glad to see that Kris Medlen is taking his second Tommy John surgery in stride. His new Twitter avatar:

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Closer:

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Of course at this point maybe Tommy John should change his avatar to a picture of Kris Medlen.

 

Report: Momentum in talks between Mariners, Jon Jay

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MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reports that there is some momentum in talks between the Mariners and free agent outfielder Jon Jay.

Jay, 32, hit .296/.374/.375 in 433 plate appearances with the Cubs last season, which is adequate. He’s heralded more for his defense and his ability to play all three outfield spots.

The Mariners are losing center fielder Jarrod Dyson to free agency and likely don’t want to rely on Guillermo Heredia next season, hence the interest in Jay. The free agent class for center fielders is otherwise relatively weak.