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Lookout Linkage, 9/29/15

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

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Jerry Dipoto Day everyone! While you await all the excitement, here are some links to get your day started:

  • CJ Nitkowski published a pretty controversial story, stating that many players support Jonathan Papelbon in his altercation with teammate Bryce Harper.
  • Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post retorts Nitkowski's piece with one of his own.
  • Finally, Grant Brisbee provides his own take on the fight between the two Nationals.
  • The Nats have suspended Papelbon for the rest of the year in response to the incident.
  • In addition, Papelbon jerseys have been removed from the Nationals' team store.
  • In good news for the Nationals, Max Scherzer got pretty close to throwing another no-hitter.
  • Sam Kennedy has been hired as the new president of the Red Sox.
  • Eno Sarris at Fangraphs recently talked to Adrian Beltre about hitting.
  • The Angels are likely to be without closer Huston Street for the remainder of the regular season.
  • The Halos have also signed pitcher Mat Latos.
  • Troy Tulowitzki should be good to go in time for the playoffs.
  • Stephen Piscotty got into a pretty nasty collision with fellow outfielder Peter Bourjos.
  • Dave Cameron thinks the Mets are a team to watch out for in the playoffs.