Photo of the Day: Babe Ruth and his dad in a bar in 1915


Pretty much what it sounds like. From John Thorn:

Total hipster bar, man. Look at them serving those artisanal, pre-prohibition cocktails. All old man Ruth is missing is an affected handlebar mustache.

Report: Momentum in talks between Mariners, Jon Jay

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7 Comments’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.