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Mariners Moose Tracks, 10/15/17: Bat Flips, Backyard Baseball, and Bears

Oh my!

League Championship Series - Chicago Cubs v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game One Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Happy Sunday, friends. The responsibilities of next week are coming near, which calls for a celebration of fun while it lasts. Tell us, how do you plan to watch game two of the NLCS tonight? What other Sunday plans do you have?


In Mariners News...

  • MLB Trade Rumors links Tim Bogar to the vacant third base coach job open in Tampa Bay.
  • A solo home run from ex-Mariner Chris Taylor gave the Dodgers a 3-2 lead in game one of the NLCS.

Around the League...

  • Corey Seager was taken off the playoff roster with a back problem.
  • Graveyard Baseball breaks down the rules and play style of Nippon Professional Baseball.
  • Maria Guardado highlights the Angelspriorities heading into the postseason.
  • Rays prospect Brendan McKay, regarded highly as a pitcher and position player, will be working as a position player only this fall after reaching his innings limit.
  • Major League Baseball set the qualifying offer price.
  • Speaking of Carlos Correa, he accounted for both of his team’s runs batted in, one of which came via a walk-off double.
  • Speaking of the Astros, Justin Verlander recorded 13 strikeouts in a nine-inning effort last night, helping Houston to a two-game lead in the ALCS.
  • So I found the best tweet in the history of Twitter.
  • If you’ve been dying to know which MLB postseason players are most likely to take down a live bear, you’ve come to the right place.

Luke’s Pick...

  • This game was my childhood, so it shouldn’t surprise me that it’s nearly my age. Nonetheless, Backyard Baseball turned 20 years old which came as shocking news.