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Lookout Linkage, 10/11/15

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

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Hello everyone! Let's see what's going on in the realm of baseball:

  • Chris Gwynn has resigned from his post with the Mariners.
  • Frank Firke of The Hardball Times takes a look at trade history between teams.
  • In case you missed it, Jake Arrieta stole a base during the wild card game. Jeff Sullivan breaks it down.
  • After getting ejected from the NL wild card game, Sean Rodriguez took out his frustrations on the clubhouse water cooler.
  • Are the Astros the new Royals? August Fagerstrom thinks so.
  • The Canadian embassy got in trouble for flying the Blue Jays' flag along with the national flag.
  • The wild card game is unfair, but we love it that way, writes Matthew Kory.
  • Vin Scully will sadly miss the postseason after undergoing a medical procedure.
  • The Phillies are reportedly looking at Kim Ng for their GM vacancy. She would be the first-ever female GM.
  • The qualifying offer for free agents this offseason will be set at $15.8MM.
  • Ruben Tejada got taken off the field after being involved in a nasty collision with Chase Utley.
  • Many MLB players voiced their opinions on the takeout slide.
  • Grant Brisbee thinks the rules involving such slides will change eventually.