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Lookout Linkage, 9/22/14

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News and stories about the Seattle Mariners and other analysis from around the league.

Jim McIsaac

There's only one week left in the regular season! Let's start the week off right with some fresh links:

  • Shannon Drayer talked to Lloyd McClendon about how much he plans to use Felix in upcoming games.
  • Depending on the results of Monday's MRI, the M's might consider moving Roenis Elias to the bullpen.
  • Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times talks to Hisashi Iwakuma about why he has been struggling recently.
  • Like the Mariners, the Rockies have removed an affiliate from an extreme hitters' park. However, what they switched to isn't much better.
  • Athletics Nation defends Billy Beane's actions at the trade deadline and his insistence on "going for it."
  • Ron Washington recently came clean about why he resigned as Rangers' manager.
  • A favorite has already emerged in the Rangers' search for a new manager.
  • Bless You Boys thinks it's time the Tigers got rid of closer Joe Nathan.
  • MLB and MLBPA have officially met to discuss MLB's domestic abuse policy.
  • It wasn't until the final home stand of his career that Derek Jeter hit his first Yankee Stadium home run of the season.
  • Hiroki Kuroda has indicated that he may retire at the end of the season. Pinstripe Alley takes a look at what he meant to the Yankees.
  • The Indians' bullpen (or more specifically, manager Terry Francona) has broken a record.
  • Believe it or not, Phil Hughes is pretty close to setting a significant MLB record.
  • Jeff Sulivan at Fangraphs tries to build the cheapest possible playoff team.
  • A couple was horrified after their daughter threw back a Derek Jeter foul ball.