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Mariners Moose Tracks, 10/5/17: New playing surface, Marinerbacks win, Sorenson

The Mariners have officially taken to extreme measures in an effort to stop the drought

National League Wild Card Game - Colorado Rockies v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Happy Thursday famiLLy! The Mariners still have the longest playoff drought in baseball, but today, I get to leave work early, drink beer, and go to a concert, so life is good!

In Mariners News...

  • Safeco Field is getting an all new playing surface for the first time.

Around the League...

  • The D-Backs, whose Wild Card roster was made up 12% by ex-Mariners, beat out the Colorado Rockies for a chance to face the Dodgers in the NLDS.
  • White Sox bench coach Joe McEwing is expected to interview with the Detroit Tigers for the managerial vacancy this week.

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