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The star closer is one of a number of MLB players who have been charged with domestic assault over the past several years.
The official reason is a scheduling conflict. The actual story... is probably about the same, but let's dig a little deeper anyway.
The 22-year-old would amaze anywhere he pitched, but his major league debut is even more impressive given the Mariners' bullpen history.
The Los Angeles Dodgers' prized deadline acquisition has spent a month recovering from a blister on his middle finger. How can such a small injury be so damaging to MLB pitchers?
The Cleveland Indians have as good a shot at a World Series berth as any team in the AL. If things had worked out better at the deadline, it'd be even better.
Kyle Lohse was never a great pitcher, and needed St. Louis Cardinals magic to become a good one. But he did a lot with nothing much for years. That's something.
The Yankees got a great prospect haul for Aroldis Chapman. The Royals, who have holes to fill and a closer worth more to other teams than them, could do even better.
Steven Wright has been one of the best pitchers in baseball this year. He's also a knuckleballer, which adds a satisfying edge of weirdness to his success.
The Red Sox have one of baseball's best offenses, but the back half of their rotation is a disaster. That is going to have to change, but it won't fix itself.